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Ph.D. in Education with a concentration in Special Education

Online Degree

The Doctor of Philosophy in Education with a concentration in Special Education is an online program that prepares special education teachers to advance in special education research, practice and policy. The research-based Ph.D. will prepare you more specifically for a career in academia. You will develop advanced proficiencies in theoretical and analytical application and a comprehensive knowledge of the special education field. The program is ideal for professionals seeking a career as a university faculty member or senior educational administrator.

  • Explore the history of special education as well as current issues and best practices.
  • Examine data interpretation and ramifications; craft empirical, research-based interventions; and learn to codify research and practice for effective implementation.
  • Develop vital skills in critical thinking, scholarly research, writing and learning from a Christian worldview.

Career Opportunities:

  • Special Education Administration & Executive Leadership
  • University Faculty

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