If you have already taken some ABA coursework at UH Mānoa, prior to the transition to the 5th Ed. Task List, we can look at your course records and determine what a program of study would look like, potentially reducing the number of courses you would need to take/retake. We offer a 4th-to-5th Ed. Task … read more of What if I took some coursework during or before the 4th Ed. Task List coursework at UHM?
Transcripts Official transcripts must be submitted directly from your college or university to UH Mānoa. You are required to submit transcripts from each post-secondary institution you have attended (excluding any University of Hawaiʻi System institution, including UH Hilo, UH West Oahu, and all Hawaii community colleges). Unofficial, faxed, hand-carried, or student copies of academic documents … read more of Where do I send my transcripts (Grad Division)?
Transcripts Official transcripts must be submitted directly from your college or university to UH Mānoa. You are required to submit transcripts from each post-secondary institution you have attended (excluding any University of Hawaiʻi System institution, including UH Hilo, UHWO, and all Hawaii community colleges). Unofficial, faxed, hand-carried, or student copies of academic documents will not … read more of Where do I send my transcripts?
Our Department of Special Education provides a merit-based stipend opportunity for candidates pursuing our Master of Education in Special Education program. Candidates are chosen for this funding based on merit as evaluated by transcripts, GPA, and letters of recommendation. Selected candidates can receive up to $8,000 total, based on enrollment of 6 credits or more … read more of What is the merit-based stipend?
Letter of Recommendation Guidelines Submit letters of recommendation preferably from an academic advisor/university professor and supervisors/employers. Letters of recommendation should address the applicant’s potential to succeed as a graduate student in the PhD in Education program. Letters should be: On organizational letterhead Include relationship to the applicant and the length of time reference has known … read more of What/Who should I include in the Letters of Recommendation?
Statement of objectives should include information about your: motivation for applying to a doctoral program in this area professional and academic experience research interests professional goals If possible, address alignment of your research interests with those of specific faculty in this program. A list of faculty and their specialization areas can be found below (link … read more of What should I include in my Statement of Objectives?
Unfortunately, one of the requirements regarding international student visas is that they participate in traditional, face-to-face coursework on campus. Our online/hybrid programs would not meet this requirement; therefore we can not admit international students to these programs/coursework at this time. We are very sorry for the inconvenience. However, our department does offer two different programs … read more of Can international students pursue this program?
Our programs are cohorted, which means we admit people in groups and they complete the entire program together from beginning to end. Our cohorts typically have between 15-25 people, although some programs run more than one cohort at a time. Having the same people in your classes every semester helps to build community and we … read more of What is a cohort?
In regards to our Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Special Education, candidates who are interested in working in preschool settings should choose the early childhood option (Preschool to Grade 3). Otherwise, candidates interested in working with elementary-aged children should pursue the elementary (Kindergarten to Grade 6) licensure level. The coursework for both of these options will … read more of What is the difference between an early childhood and elementary license for this program?
Graduate Division notifies each applicant of the decision on the application. Official notification of acceptance or rejection is generally mailed between February and June for all admissions, depending on when the application was completed and when the decision was reached. However, most notifications are sent in April and May. Incomplete applications are not considered for … read more of When will we find out if we were admitted to the PhD program?