University of South Florida

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Distinguishing Characteristics

Graduate program(s)
Special Education: Autism Spectrum Disorder and Sever Intellectual Disabilities Special Education: Specific LOearning Disabilities
Physical Education Special Education: Intellectual Disabilities
Reading K-12 Curriculum & Instruction: Instructional Technology
Special Education: Gifted Curriculum & Instruction: Secondary Education - TESOL Concentration
Special Education: Exceptional Student Education Curriculum & Instruction: Instructional Technology (Ed.S.)
Special Education: Behavior Disorders Curriculum & Instruction: Career & Workforce Education concentration (Ph.D.)
Distinguishing characteristics of online program (as submitted by school)

While getting their college degree, they are also getting exposure to cutting edge technologies in education. Research based, built on dimensions of effective teacher learning and support theory to practice. Self-directed learners with advanced verbal skills are best-suited to distance learning in the program. Collaborative professionals work cooperatively with children, families, and other professionals to solve problems and improve educational opportunities for all children

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

Program Offerings

Advanced degree programs offered
Education Specialist Yes
Ph.D. Yes
Ed.D. N/A
Online master's in education degree programs 12
Concentrations offered
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational/Instructional Media Design
Special Education and Teaching
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods
Teaching English or French as a Second or Foreign Language
Categories of study offered to master's students
Teaching track Yes
Counseling/Psychology track N/A
Administration track N/A
Research/Policy track Yes

Course Offerings

Credit-granting courses 87


Instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 28 full-time; 28 part-time
Instructional faculty with Ph.D. or terminal degree 100% full-time; 50% part-time
Tenured or tenure-track faculty 25
Average experience teaching online courses 4 years
Program fully finances faculty training Yes
Tech staff supporting faculty 65 full-time; 34 part-time

Class Size

Average class size 21
Maximum class size 30

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Depends
Can earn degree entirely abroad Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations Yes
Group projects/simulations No
Exams Yes
Classes include campus-based students Yes
Collaboration among online and campus students No instructor preference
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


One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates


Graduation rates
Graduation rates
Most frequent duration of time for new students to graduate 2.0 years
Program target time to graduate 2 years
Required time to earn degree 5 years

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