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Doctor of Education - Exceptional Student Education

Northcentral University



With the growing need for individuals prepared for succeeding in various educational leadership positions having never been greater, the online Doctor of Education - Exceptional Student Education is an ideal option for any individual who is looking for a flexible option meeting increasing need.

As a student in this online EdD program, individuals will work to earn this quality terminal degree, which prepares students for providing learning/training to others, whether they be in colleges, PK-12 schools, proprietary organizations, private and public businesses, or the military.

The online Exceptional Student Education courses offered in this online education doctorate degree program will guide students as they study a variety of topics, including:

  • Introduction to the Exceptional Student
  • Assessment in Special Education
  • Learning Disabled Student
  • Emotionally Disabled Student
  • Developing Curriculum for the Mentally Disabled
  • Law in Special Education
  • Teaching Strategies in Special Education
  • Managing the Exceptional Student
  • Language Disabilities
  • Transitioning the Exceptional Student
  • Exploring the Theories in Gifted and Talented Education
  • Evaluation of Gifted Programs
  • Advocacy Issues for Gifted Populations
  • Technology as a Tool for the Gifted Learner
  • Teaching Methods for the Gifted and Talented

This fully online degree in education offers students a program that will prepare them to be learners able to teach students with mental, physical, behavioral and learning disabilities, as well as work in a variety of related fields.

All applicants must have a Masters degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

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