Special Education and Multiple Abilities
    201 Graves Hall, Box 870232, Tuscaloosa, AL 35487

Special Education, PhD
 
 
Specialty Area(s)** : Collaborative Teaching, Early Childhood Special Education, Gifted Education, Severe Disabilities.

Program Director(s): Dr. Ashley Cawley (Collaborative Teaching ), (205) 348-3055
Dr. Jennifer Jolly (Gifted Education), (205) 348-6258
Dr. Kagendo Mutua (Collaborative Teaching and Severe Disabilities ), (205) 348-2609
Dr. Laci Watkins (Autism), (205) 348-4752
Dr. Polly Moore (Multiple Abilities Program), (205) 348-2609
Dr. Ragan McLeod (Early Childhood Special Education), (205) 348-1444
Application Contact: Tamela Wilson, (205) 348-6093
  
Allow Conditional Language Admission?   n/a
Offer Accelerated Master’s Program (AMP)?   No.
** A specialty area represents broad informal areas of study and/or research within a department and reflects faculty expertise.

Admission Requirements
Item Information
Application Fee
Required.
Statement of Purpose
Statement of purpose for the intended graduate program.
Resume / CV
Optional but recommended.
Letters of Recommendation
Three letters of recommendation.
Transcript
Please upload an unofficial transcript for any institution of higher education at which you have completed 15 or more credit hours. Official transcripts must be received prior to registering for classes. International applicants: please make sure that your transcript includes a grading scheme. All others: please include a grading scheme if your university does not use a letter-based (e.g. A, A-, B) grading scheme.
The minimum GPA to be considered: 3 (for regular admission).
Graduate Admission Test Scores
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis, admission test scores are not required for students applying for summer 2020, fall 2020, and spring 2021 admission. Unofficial GRE scores required. Official scores must be submitted on admission (School Code: 1830).
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
GRE: 300.
English Proficiency Test
NOTE: During the COVID-19 crisis we are accepting Duolingo scores (minimum of 105 for regular admission). Non-native speakers are required to submit unofficial TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE scores (official scores are submitted on admission) unless they meet at least one of the following criteria: 1) at the time of initial enrollment, they will hold a degree from a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 2) at the time of initial enrollment, they will have been enrolled in coursework for at least two years at a U.S. institution or an institution in one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below; 3) they are a citizen or legal resident of one of the English speaking countries or regions in the link below. https://graduate.ua.edu/prospective-students/international-admissions/
The minimum score(s) to be considered for regular admission:
TOEFL: 79, IELTS: 6.5, PTE: 59.

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