The United Arab Emirates University (UAEU) is a comprehensive, research-intensive university enrolling approximately 13,900 students, with more than 900 faculty and 65,000 alumni holding key positions in government, industry, commerce, and all business areas throughout the region. International students and faculty representing more than 65 countries enrich and enliven the campus and classrooms while providing stimulating cultural diversity.

As the country’s flagship university, UAEU offers a full range of internationally accredited high-quality graduate and undergraduate programs through its nine colleges in almost all major disciplines.

Since its inception in 1976, UAEU has evolved from an undergraduate teaching institution to a comprehensive university with greater emphasis on a research mission.

As a research-intensive university, UAEU works with its partners in the industry to provide research solutions to challenges facing the nation and the region. Nine research centers of strategic importance to the country and the region are advancing knowledge in critical areas.

In addition, the Science & Innovation Park, through its business incubators, serves as a hub for innovation, entrepreneurship, and leadership to foster the transitioning of the UAE economy towards a knowledge economy.

With its distinguished faculty, state-of-the-art campus and a full range of student support services, UAEU offers a living-learning environment that is unmatched in the region. UAEU is a mature university with significant accomplishments and a clear trajectory for continuous improvement with a goal to be recognized internationally as one of the world’s best universities.

Colleges

The United Arab Emirates University has 9 separate colleges, in addition to the College of Graduate Studies and University College, hosting a comprehensive range of academic disciplines and departments.

Please visit the College pages to learn more.

University College

We are committed to excellence through creating a vibrant learning environment, and providing state-of-the-art learning facilities.

College of Business and Economics

The CBE is featured with its effective learning environment, distinguished study plans to assist students to build their future.

College of Humanities and Social Sciences

At CHSS, we promote advanced scientific research, create strong ties with the society and consolidate heritage and community service.

College of Information Technology

Our College is an ideal place that nurtures personal, intellectual, and technical growth and we are proud of our successful graduates.

College of Engineering

The College of Engineering offers distinguished, internationally repeatable programs, and strives to achieve sustainability in various fields.

College of Education

Providing modern teaching methods, the College of Education offers programs that meet the UAE educational requirements to build a distinctive knowledgeable society.

College of Law

The College of Law has a prestigious status regionally and provides research-based programs to meet the UAE society’s needs.

College of Food and Agriculture

The CFA is committed to student success and offering academic programs that adopt critical thinking to acquire students with the skills required in the competitive job market.

College of Science

We provide a distinguished experiment-based learning environment to prepare graduates equipped with quality technical skills and expertise in line with international standards.

College of Medicine and Health Sciences

We provide a distinguished experiment-based learning environment to prepare graduates equipped with quality technical skills and expertise in line with international standards.

College of Graduate Studies

We offer the best programs and facilities to help students meet their aspirations of studying graduate programs. We also offer various full and partial scholarships for different programs.

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DBA

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The DBA is a four-year blended part-time program and is structured in two stages. Stage One consists of two years of course work that covers research philosophies, qualit ... [+]

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The DBA is a four-year blended part-time program and is structured in two stages. Stage One consists of two years of course work that covers research philosophies, qualitative and quantitative research methods, research in support of business functions, literature review & critique, and human factors and social responsibility. Stage Two lasts two years and comprises the DBA thesis. At this stage, the formal teaching aspect of the program ends and students are expected to use the knowledge gained from Stage One to undertake a research investigation that represents an original contribution to professional thinking and practice and has high academic merit. DBA candidates often tackle issues of real importance to their own organizations, thus delivering high-utility outcomes and enjoying the rewards of seeing their solutions beneficially implemented. During this period, the student's work will be overseen by a Thesis Committee. The program is completed after successful submission and defense of the dissertation.... [-]

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PhD

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The Ph.D. Program in Arabic Language and Literature aims at preparing students to be scholars and specialists in this field with an open mind and horizon to relative disc ... [+]

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The Ph.D. Program in Arabic Language and Literature aims at preparing students to be scholars and specialists in this field with an open mind and horizon to relative disciplines. The program will focus on scientific research, knowledge and modern new theories in its two tracks:1- language and syntax 2- literature and literary criticism. This will be in accordance with the UAE University’s goal as a scientific research university

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The Department of Architectural Engineering offers a Ph.D. degree in Architectural Engineering. The program targets practicing architectural engineers and architects with ... [+]

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The Department of Architectural Engineering offers a Ph.D. degree in Architectural Engineering. The program targets practicing architectural engineers and architects with an undergraduate B.Sc degree in Architectural Engineering from UAE University, or equivalent in related fields, who wish to enhance their architectural knowledge, research, and advance their career, particularly in the area of sustainability and the built environment as related to urban studies, building science, or construction management. In addition, the program is aimed at MSc students who wish to pursue an academic career in Architectural Engineering.

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Ph.D. students are required to take a lab rotation-based course during their first year of graduate study. Typically, students will be required to rotate through three to ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Cellular and Molecular Biology

Ph.D. students are required to take a lab rotation-based course during their first year of graduate study. Typically, students will be required to rotate through three to 4 laboratories (minimum of 2 in exceptionally trained students), each of which lasts about three months. During each laboratory rotation, the student will be exposed to methods, equipment, and experimental procedures currently in use in a particular departmental research laboratory selected by the student and through an arrangement with the professor in charge of that laboratory. At the end of each rotation, students will receive a written evaluation from by the rotation supervisor. These evaluations are then submitted to the program chair to become a part of the student’s permanent file. It is important to note that these evaluation letters will be considered during the comprehensive examination evaluation.... [-]

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The Ph.D. Degree in Chemical Engineering usually takes four to five years to complete. It involves course work and research leading to the Ph.D. Thesis. Ph.D. research wi ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Chemical Engineering

The Ph.D. Degree in Chemical Engineering usually takes four to five years to complete. It involves course work and research leading to the Ph.D. Thesis. Ph.D. research within the Chemical Engineering Department is broad, applying fundamental and applied sciences to investigate some of today's hot topics. Students gain advanced knowledge of chemical engineering theory and its relationship to engineering processes, including gas separation and membranes, industrial wastewater treatment technologies and environmental engineering, polymer and polymer nanotechnology, catalytic reaction engineering, biotechnology and biochemical engineering, food and pharmaceutical processing, desalination and water purification, CO2 capture and storage, rheology, and composite materials. Ph.D. graduates will be equipped with the important skills necessary for research and academia.... [-]

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The Ph.D. program in Chemistry is designed for students with a Master degree in Chemistry from a credited university. It is a 56 credit hours program offered for full-tim ... [+]

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The Ph.D. program in Chemistry is designed for students with a Master degree in Chemistry from a credited university. It is a 56 credit hours program offered for full-time students within the Department of Chemistry. The study plan is composed of 24 credit hours course work that students are required to complete successfully and 30 credit hours of research. Students are required to write and successfully defend a written Ph.D. thesis at the end of their duration of the study. The coursework includes 6 credit hours of College requirements (Ethics, Research Methods and Seminars), 3 chemistry core courses (9 credit hours) and 3 elective courses (9 credit hours). Students can choose their supervisors and have a chance to choose from a wide spectrum of available research topics. The program is fee-based and is open for all students who meet the entry requirements.... [-]

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The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering. The program has evolved in response to the national need of developing q ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Civil Engineering

The Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering offers a Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering. The program has evolved in response to the national need of developing qualified and specialized engineers in the various disciplines of Civil Engineering including structural, geotechnical, environmental, water resources, highway, transportation, surveying, and construction management. The award of the Ph.D. degree in Civil Engineering requires successful completion of a minimum of 25 credit hours of graduate “taught” coursework and 30 credit hours in research in addition to passing comprehensive and prospectus exams. Graduates of the program will contribute to the transfer of research knowledge, skills, and methodologies to work environments. Graduates of the program will be highly specialized in their respective areas and therefore they are anticipated to take the lead in the national development of the UAE in the various fields of Civil Engineering.... [-]

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The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Network Engineering enables students to engage in independent, high-quality research and academic teaching. It provides researc ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Network Engineering

The Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree in Network Engineering enables students to engage in independent, high-quality research and academic teaching. It provides research-oriented graduate study and professional specialization in Network Engineering and emphasizes both scholarly and applied research. To earn a Ph.D. degree, a student must demonstrate the breadth of knowledge, mastery of a specialized field, pass a comprehensive examination, and completes original research culminating in the written dissertation, revealing high critical ability and powers of imagination and synthesis. In addition, the student must demonstrate his/her ability to do original research and superior scholarship, as demonstrated by a public dissertation defense and publication in established peer-reviewed academic conferences and/or journals... [-]

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The Ph.D. program with a concentration in computer science is to advance the state of the art in any area of computer science. The program covers an overall perspective o ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Computer Science

The Ph.D. program with a concentration in computer science is to advance the state of the art in any area of computer science. The program covers an overall perspective of the field structure and problems. Students study at least one subfield in considerable depth and contribute to the creation and consolidation of knowledge in that subfield through creative research. In addition, the program prepares students to be able to understand, formalize, and analyze new theoretical and/or practical problems in different areas within subfields of computer science or in the intersection of computer science and other disciplines. The University awards the Ph.D. degree in recognition of high-quality academic research that represents an original contribution to the field of computer science.... [-]

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The Ph.D. concentration in Science Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 of them are to complete the dissertation. The degree requirement will be accomplish ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Science Education

The Ph.D. concentration in Science Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 of them are to complete the dissertation. The degree requirement will be accomplished on a full-time basis where students can complete the program in about 3.5 academic years. The main objective of Science Education concentration is to prepare doctorate students to obtain leadership positions in science education as supervisors and teachers in various levels of schooling. Other objectives include to prepare students to demonstrate scholarship and research expertise in science education; design curriculum and instructional strategies that accommodate diverse students; understand and apply ethical and legal standards in their specialization; develop different skills of communication; and demonstrate productive and comprehensive knowledge of instructional theories and methods of teaching in their area of specialization. The most important part of preparing science education doctorate students to achieve those objectives is supporting them to involve in a broad range of experiences that will provide an extensive, balanced, and personalized form of professional development.... [-]

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The rapid growth of the communications, renewable energy, and oil industry in UAE requires academic infrastructure that can support the management and maintenance of new ... [+]

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The rapid growth of the communications, renewable energy, and oil industry in UAE requires academic infrastructure that can support the management and maintenance of new technological innovations, and for involvement in the development and design of new products. The electrical engineering department at UAE University has initiated a Ph.D. program to support these growing needs. The award of the Ph.D. degree in Electrical Engineering requires successful completion of a minimum of 55 credit hours. 25 credit hours of graduate coursework and 30 credit hours in research in addition to passing comprehensive and prospectus exams. Graduates of the program will contribute to the transfer of research knowledge, skills, and methodologies to work environments. Graduates of the program will be highly specialized in their respective areas and therefore they are anticipated to take the lead in the national development of the UAE in the various fields of Electrical Engineering.... [-]

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The Department of English offers a Ph.D. program in English Literature and Criticism. This program offers students a variety of opportunities to study in all major areas ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: English Literature and Criticism

The Department of English offers a Ph.D. program in English Literature and Criticism. This program offers students a variety of opportunities to study in all major areas of British and American literature including prose, poetry, fiction, short story and drama starting from the Renaissance up to post-colonial / post-modern literature. The program also includes other areas of studies such as comparative literature, world literature in English translations and critical theories applied to award-winning literary texts. On the academic paradigm, the Ph.D. program is designed to offer a comprehensive and intellectually challenging program for students who desire to be writers, proof-readers, critics, literary scholars, university professors, and professional leaders. Upon completion of the minimum course requirements, students are expected to receive a broad knowledge of English literature, Criticism, and Theory. Our faculty have been trained at premier research institutions throughout North America and Europe and are accomplished teachers and scholars. Doctoral students are supervised and supported from the beginning of the program, through thesis development, to dissertation defense and beyond.... [-]

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The Ph.D. concentration “Food Science” aims to give students an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge related to Food Quality and Safety, Food Chemistry and Analysis, Fo ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Food Science

The Ph.D. concentration “Food Science” aims to give students an opportunity to gain advanced knowledge related to Food Quality and Safety, Food Chemistry and Analysis, Food Processing and Engineering as well as Innovative and Functional Foods. The concentration is designed to reinforce and enhance the student’s knowledge of scientific principles and processes used to produce safe and high-quality foods. In Addition, the concentration provides a science-based professional education that encompasses theory, practical research, and application of science and technology to conventional and novel foods. Furthermore, this program is designed to produce expert food science postgraduate with the knowledge and skills to develop and further excel in the professional world.... [-]

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The Ph.D. in Geography Concentration provides advanced knowledge about the latest theories in the field of GIS such as GIS modeling, internet/mobile GIS, and GIS & ac ... [+]

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The Ph.D. in Geography Concentration provides advanced knowledge about the latest theories in the field of GIS such as GIS modeling, internet/mobile GIS, and GIS & accuracy assessment. The concentration offers a chance for graduates to be equipped with knowledge and skills that are necessary for the vibrant GIS field. Upon completion of the concentration students will be able to debate complex geographical issues utilizing GIS tools, assess web-based GIS maps, and adopt Quality Assurance/ Quality Control (QA/QC) in GIS projects.

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The Ph.D. program in Geology is available for students who have successfully completed a Master Degree in Geology or Earth Sciences from a university acceptable to the UA ... [+]

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The Ph.D. program in Geology is available for students who have successfully completed a Master Degree in Geology or Earth Sciences from a university acceptable to the UAEU. The program offered by the Geology Department requires the student to complete 54 credit hours comprising 24 credit hours of course work and 30 credit hours of original research leading to a Ph.D. thesis. The course work is divided into General Requirements (6 credit hours, including courses in Research Methods, Ethics of Scientific Research, Seminars and Journal Club); compulsory Concentration courses (9 credit hours, including courses in Plate Tectonics, Geoinformatics and Geology, Environment and Society); and a further 9 credit hours of a range of advanced elective courses. A broad range of geoscience topics is available for research. The program is fee-based and is open for all students who meet the entry requirements.... [-]

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The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in horticulture shall represent the attainment of a high level of scholarship and achievement in coursework and independent res ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Horticultural Science

The degree of Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in horticulture shall represent the attainment of a high level of scholarship and achievement in coursework and independent research. The Doctor of Philosophy in horticulture is designed to prepare students for academic or research-based careers. Graduate students are expected to excel in research, teaching, extension activities and develop professionally. Independent and original research is an important part of the graduate program and forms a basis for a graduate thesis. The research shall represent an original contribution to human knowledge in the particular academic field and is presented in a written research dissertation of a publishable standard. The document shall also demonstrate the candidate’s acquaintance with the literature of the field and the proper selection and execution of research methodology. The program covers the following areas: ornamental horticulture, floriculture, turfgrass, vegetable crops, fruit crops, environmental stress physiology, plant breeding, plant pathology, and plant-pathogen interactions, molecular biology, plant biotechnology, tissue culture, soil, water and sustainable and organic farming and others.... [-]

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The Ph.D. degree in IT is a research-oriented program fostering research contributions on the area of Information Technologies and related fields. Examples of these areas ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Information Technology

The Ph.D. degree in IT is a research-oriented program fostering research contributions on the area of Information Technologies and related fields. Examples of these areas include information management, digital ecosystems, digital economy, enterprise systems, knowledge management, IT innovation, IT strategies, cloud computing, and emerging technologies. Students are expected to develop and gain a solid understanding of the underlying state of the art information technologies and their associated theoretical principles. Upon graduation, our students acquire a solid knowledge of IT, which make them capable of independent work and well prepared to be IT scholars.... [-]

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The Ph.D. concentration in Leadership and Policy Studies in Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 hours of which will be taken toward completing a dissertat ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Leadership and Policy Studies in Education

The Ph.D. concentration in Leadership and Policy Studies in Education requires a minimum of 60 credit hours, 30 hours of which will be taken toward completing a dissertation. As per the UAEU regulations, students should be studying on a full-time basis where they study three courses each semester. The time to complete the degree depends on the ability of the student to pass the comprehensive exam and write their dissertations. However, it is very likely to get a degree in less than four years. The main objectives of a Ph.D. in Leadership and Policy Studies in Education are to help doctoral students to be competent in doing research in this area of specialization, teaching in higher education institutions, and to advance their knowledge, skills, and dispositions in this important area. This would allow them to attain leadership positions in schools, school districts, or higher levels of educational administration. Students in the Ph.D. concentration in Leadership and Policy Studies will learn about highly important issues for leading educational systems and policy planning. A few of the issues of importance in the concentration include learning about organizational behavior, motivating and leading personnel toward higher productivity, leading school change, becoming instructional and transformational leaders, learning about sociology of education, being inducted into ethical leadership of schools and educational institutions, learning how to bridge the gaps between schools and the surrounding community, understanding global influence on education and being prepared to... [-]

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The field of mass communication is expansive as it evolves at a fast clip with communication technologies at the same time that it reflects a symbiotic relationship with ... [+]

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The field of mass communication is expansive as it evolves at a fast clip with communication technologies at the same time that it reflects a symbiotic relationship with older disciplines in the social sciences such as sociology, political science, psychology, history, and literature. This offers the Ph.D. student a broad spectrum of academic foci in which to pursue research interests. Accordingly, the coursework in the UAEU program provides opportunities to pursue the study of the effects of new communication technologies on culture (especially in the Arab and/or Islamic region), the role of communication in development, comparative media systems, as well as regulatory frameworks for different media systems. Students must develop a strong grasp of research methodologies to pursue independent study in the field.... [-]

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The Ph.D. program in Mathematical Sciences is designed for students with a Master degree in Mathematics from a credit university. It is a 56 credit hours program offered ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Mathematics

The Ph.D. program in Mathematical Sciences is designed for students with a Master degree in Mathematics from a credit university. It is a 56 credit hours program offered for full-time students within the Department of Mathematical Sciences. Students are required to complete 24 credit hours of coursework in addition to30 credit hours assigned to research and a completion of a Ph.D. thesis. The coursework includes 6 credit hours of College of Science requirements (Ethics, Research Methods, and Seminars), 3 core mathematics courses in addition to 3 elective courses (9 credit hours) that allow the student to specialize in any specific topic related to pure or applied mathematics. Student progress is overseen by a research supervisor (and co-supervisors) and a thesis defense committee. The program is a fee-based program open for all students who meet the entry requirements.... [-]

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The mechanical engineering ME graduate program offers a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering. It strives to help students to develop professional independence, creativi ... [+]

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The mechanical engineering ME graduate program offers a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering. It strives to help students to develop professional independence, creativity, leadership, and the capacity for continuing professional and intellectual growth. The aim of the program is to prepare graduates for research and professional practice in an era of rapidly advancing interdisciplinary technology. Graduates with advanced research and education in all ME relevant fields can contribute effectively to the development of various national and international industries and academia. They will be qualified and specialized in various disciplines of ME such as materials, design, manufacturing, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, heat transfer, control and dynamic. Specialized Ph.D. topics include materials processing and characterization, fracture mechanics and fatigue, composite materials, polymers, tissue engineering, biomechanics, nanomechanics, biomedical engineering, energy conversion, combustion, microfluidics, micropower generation, mechanisms, mechatronics, robotics engineering, MEMS, vibrations, and nanotechnology. The award of the Ph.D. degree in ME requires successful completion of a minimum of 25 credit hours of graduate coursework and 30 credit hours in research in addition to passing comprehensive and prospectus exams.... [-]

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The Ph.D. program in Physics is a research program that offers research opportunities in condensed matter and solid-state physics, high energy physics, nanophysics, plasm ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Physics

The Ph.D. program in Physics is a research program that offers research opportunities in condensed matter and solid-state physics, high energy physics, nanophysics, plasma physics and controlled fusion, applied nuclear science, medical and biophysics, astrophysics, and atomic and molecular physics. A Ph.D. student is required to complete as minimum requirements 24 CH of course work and 30 CH in thesis research in addition to passing a comprehensive exam and defending his/her thesis research findings.

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The Ph.D. concentration in Special Education is designed for providing teachers, administrators, parents, and mental, health, or social service providers with the unique ... [+]

Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) Concentration: Special Education

The Ph.D. concentration in Special Education is designed for providing teachers, administrators, parents, and mental, health, or social service providers with the unique opportunity to develop their reflective thinking skills and leadership skills on the application of best practices on a diverse range of disabilities and to engage into critical educational issues, practices and concerns. The Ph.D. concentration in Special Education, responds to the academic and professional needs of both school-based and agency-based personnel, who presently hold or desire to pursue leadership positions in Special Education. Our students are people, who seek a career in the academy, or in field-based research; are specialized in government issues and policies; direct public and private agencies; and are consultants and advocates in Special Education. One of our goals is to support our graduates to seek academic positions as faculty at colleges and universities. The program involves theoretical and practical coursework, seminars, research activities, and field experiences that provide the knowledge and skills necessary to effectually perform leadership positions. The Ph.D. concentration in Special Education program requires the inclusion of core doctoral courses (30 credits) and research/dissertation courses (30 credits). Courses may be selected from the general Special Education options in the curriculum, educational leadership, and diversity, and from concentration options in Assistive Technology (AT), gifted learners, mild/moderate disabilities, and instruction/assessment.... [-]

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