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Program/Degree
Special Education (MA) - Learning Disabilities 
Program Description

Learning Disabilities - THIS PROGRAM IS NO LONGER OFFERED, PLEASE CONTACT THE DEPARTMENT FOR OTHER PROGRAM OPTIONS.


 

 
Department/Academic Unit(s)

Dept of Disability & Psychoeducational Studies -

 

The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies is committed to research about and teaching of students with disabilities and special abilities. The department’s research, teaching, and service address current issues in special education, rehabilitation, school psychology, and deaf studies.

The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies (DPS) is dedicated to advancing human and economic development through the empowerment and effective inclusion of culturally diverse individuals with disabilities and special abilities of all ages. This is accomplished by conducting research to further knowledge and understanding of abilities, disabilities, adaptations, interventions, and support systems; preparing professionals to educate and facilitate the development of individuals with disabilities and special abilities; and providing leadership at the local, state, national, and international levels. To accomplish our mission, the department offers nationally recognized undergraduate, master's, educational specialist, and doctoral-level degrees to prepare teachers, counselors, specialists, administrators, school psychologists, school counselors, and researchers and educators in special education, rehabilitation, school psychology, gifted education, sign language and deaf studies, and educational interpreting.

 
College
College of Education  
Campus where offered
Main Campus - Tucson  
Contacts
Admissions Contact
Cecilia Carlon
520-626-1248
Graduate Program Coordinator
Cecilia Carlon
520-626-1248
Director of Graduate Studies
Linda R Shaw
520-621-7832
Graduate College Degree Counselor
Lori D'Anna
520-621-9227
 
Tuition and Fees
Please refer to the UA Bursar's Office Tuition and Fees Calculator for up-to-date information about tuition and fees. 
Please refer to the UA Registrar's's Office Special Course Fees for up-to-date information about special course fees. 

Admissions Information

Admissions Requirements


3 letters of recommendation  Applicant may use employers and professors as references.
Statement of purpose / autobiographical essay

Submit official transcripts of all previous college work from each collere of university previously attended.
 

 
Standardized Tests

GRE scores not required

International Students Only
Minimum TOEFL: 79 (IBT) 550 (PB) or
Minimum IELTS: Composite score of 7 (no subject area below a 6)

Please review our English Proficiency Requirement list to verify your need to submit an English proficiency test.

 
Financial Aid

Contact your advisor or program faculty for information by visiting the department web site at http://www.coe.arizona.edu/dps

 
Admissions Deadlines

 

 
International Conditional Admission
International applicants will not be considered for conditional admission by this program.
Other Information
The GRE Institution Code for The University of Arizona is 4832
ETS Major Field Code(s) for this program: 3705 for Major

Degree Specifics

Degree Requirements

Please contact: Dr. Carl Liaupsin at liaupsin@email.arizona.edu for additional program options.

 

 
Minor Requirements
The Academic Unit has not provided this information. 
Student Handbook
https://www.coe.arizona.edu/dps  
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Last revised 01 Sep 2017