The Doctoral Program in Special Education is designed to prepare candidates for leadership positions in special education with training in teacher education, program design and management, and research and evaluation. Work leading to the Ed.D. degree includes core coursework in legal and policy issues affecting special education program administration, evaluation of special education programs, and contemporary topics in special education. A master's degree and relevant professional experience are required.
75 hours (60 coursework, 15 dissertation).
Independent study and professional practice.
Highly individualized program based on a student's education, experience, and plans.
Evening classes to accommodate part-time working students and commuters.