University of Kansas

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Academics

Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Master of Science in Education - Secondary Special Education Transition
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

The Special Education program at the University of Kansas is ranked #1 among public university special education programs. Tuition and fees are comparable with in-state programs in students' home states.

School type Public
Grad programs NCATE accredited Yes
Grad programs TEAC accredited No
Terms Semester

Program Offerings

Advanced degree programs offered
Education Specialist N/A
Ph.D. N/A
Ed.D. N/A
Online master's in education degree programs 1
Concentrations offered
Special Education and Teaching
Categories of study offered to master's students
Teaching track Yes
Counseling/Psychology track N/A
Administration track N/A
Research/Policy track N/A

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 13

Faculty

Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 1 full-time; 4 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 100% full-time; 100% part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 1
Average experience teaching online courses 2 years
Program fully finances faculty training No
Tech staff supporting faculty 0 full-time; 0 part-time

Class Size

Average class size 20
Maximum class size N/A

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Can earn degree entirely abroad Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students Yes
Collaboration among online and campus students Mandatory
Students enroll as online students No
Credits earned online equal earned on campus Yes
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus Majority
Same curricula for online and campus students All

Retention

One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates

Graduation

Graduation rates N/A
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate 2.5 years
Program target time to graduate 2.5 years
Required time to earn degree 7 years

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