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Applications for admission to a Master of Science (M.S.) in Education, Special Education program in the Department of Counseling, Research, Special Education, and Rehabilitation are made to the Graduate Admissions Office in the Admissions Center. Students who do not meet the full admission requirements may be advised to complete prerequisite courses under a planned program before becoming eligible for admission. Admission is based on a comprehensive review of multiple criteria including:
The Special Education faculty will consider applications as a whole recognizing that any single criterion may not reliably predict a student's potential for success in the program. Accordingly, candidates are welcome to apply if they do not meet on of the criteria but believe that other aspects of their experiences may compensate.
Applications and instructions for all programs are available in the Graduate Admissions Office in the Admissions Center and in the Department of Counseling, Research, Special Education, and Rehabilitation.
Program Advisement. All matriculated students are required to meet with a departmental faculty advisor and complete a Graduate Student Advisement Record (GSAR) following admission to the program.