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Ph.D. in Education - Special Education

Walden University



Are you looking for an online PhD program that will aid you in developing the various skills that are needed for working with individuals who are in need of special education requirements? Then the online Ph.D. in Education - Special Education from Walden University is an ideal program for you.

As it stands, the resources for the delivery of special education services are often less than schools and school districts desire, so there is a growing need for individuals who have the knowledge and skills that are needed for becoming a leader in a field that is so financially limited.

This online PhD in Special Education program has been specifically focused on enabling its students with the skills that are needed for not only teaching exceptional/disabled students, but also for working in areas such as leadership and administration in order to aid and benefit special education programs.

Also, during the course of this online special education program, students will work with experts in the field to develop a better understanding of various other aspects such as law, finance, and ethics.

Upon the completion of this online PhD in special education program, individuals will have the skills that are needed for working in:

  • Primary grades special education teacher
  • Rehabilitation teacher
  • Teacher of the visually impaired
  • Teacher of the hearing impaired
  • Learning disabilities specialist

All applicants must have a master's degree from an accredited institution.

Accreditation Information

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

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