Doctorate in Special Education

The Doctorate in Special Education (Ph.D.) program is designed for leaders within the broad field of special education.


It targets educational leadership practitioners, professional educators and researchers with a background and/or interest in Special Education Leadership.  With a focus on curriculum and instruction, educational leadership, speech and language, and literacy, faculty members across the College of Education and Leadership integrate their collective expertise in Literacy, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership, Writing, Inclusive Special Education, Evidence Based Specialized Education Design and Interventions and Speech and Language Pathology in the design and delivery of this innovative program.