Special Education (PhD) Contact Information and Application Instructions
|Department:||Special Education||Hokona Hall 103||(505) 277-5018||F: (505) 277-6929|
|Graduate Faculty Contact||Susan Copelandemail@example.com||(505) 277-0628||F: (505) 277-6929|
The following information is provided to help the prospective student successfully apply for admission to the Special Education (PhD) graduate program at the University of New Mexico. Although Graduate Studies strives to keep this information up-to-date, we still encourage you to visit the program's website to verify application instructions and required materials.
Please note: These instructions are for PhD applications only; instructions for MA applications are available here.
International students (including non-U.S. citizen permanent residents) generally must complete additional steps, including verifying English proficiency, to apply to a graduate program at UNM. Please see the Global Education Office's International Admissions website for more information.
|Summer and Fall Admission||February 28th for best consideration|
|Spring Admission||September 30th for best consideration|
|Applications accepted at other times; these are priority deadlines only.|
Application Materials and Instructions
|APPLICATION CATEGORY||SPECIFIC INSTRUCTIONS|
|Before You Apply||Contact the Graduate Faculty Contact, Professor Susan Copeland, to discuss your interest in the doctoral program: Dr. Susan Copeland, firstname.lastname@example.org or 505 277-0628. Dr. Copeland will suggest two to three other faculty with whom to talk who are an appropriate match with your professional goals and research interests.|
|Educational Background||Required. Please include unofficial transcripts in the online application and submit official transcripts to UNM (transcripts from UNM excepted).|
|Program of Interest||Select: College of Education and Human Sciences > Special Education > PhD Special Education|
|Letter of Intent||This is your opportunity to tell the program faculty about yourself. It is recommended that you provide information about your areas of research interest, previous experience, and your goals.|
|Writing Sample||A professional writing sample that reflects strong critical thinking and written communications skills with attention to grammar and composition. This sample should represent only original, single author work and reflect a topic relevant to the profession.|
|CV/Resume||Provide an updated copy of your professional vita (resume).|
|Special Requirements||Please complete the SPCD Doctoral Application Form and upload to the Special Requirements section in your online application. May also be added to addendum section in your online application after submission.|
|Recommendations||Five (5) letters of recommendation are required from professionals who are directly familiar with your academic and professional work.|
Program Contact Information
|Special Education Graduate Programs Coordinatoremail@example.com|
Click here to visit the program website