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Integrated Elementary and Special Education Program

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Students applying to the Integrated Elementary Education and Special Education program are accepted for admission in either the fall or the spring semester. Although there are no strict application deadlines, candidates will be best served if applications are received by December 1 for entrance in January and by March 1 for entrance in September.

In general, a candidate for admission to the University of Hartford:

  • must be a graduate of, or student who will be graduated from, an accredited secondary school, or have passed a state secondary school equivalency examination.
  • must complete and submit an application form and the application fee.
  • must submit an official transcript of the secondary school record and official college transcripts (if any).
  • must submit official SAT or ACT test results.
  • is encouraged (but not required) to schedule a personal interview and attend a group information session. 

For admission to programs in the Department of Education and Human Services, 16 units of secondary subjects are expected and should include the following as minimal:

English 4 units
Social Studies 2 units
One Language 2 units
Science 2 units
Mathematics 2 units (including 1 unit of algebra)
Other Academic Subjects 4 units

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Natalie Gootkin is a senior at the University of Hartford majoring in Elementary/Special Education. Natalie is spending the summer in Florence, Italy where she is taking courses at Lorenzo de' Medici and learning about Italian art, history, language and culture.   more