60 credit hours of graduate course work, plus 12 credit hours of doctoral-thesis research. Course work provides a foundation that supports students' ongoing research.
|Special Education Core Courses||12|
|Cognitive Psychology In Special Education|
|Disability And Diversity: Critical Views|
|Current Issues In Special Education|
|Research in Special Education|
|Research Competency Requirement||15|
|Introduction to Research|
Select 12 credit hours of research methods including quantitative, qualitative, mixed methods approaches. 1
|Student Diversity Requirement||9|
|Select 9 credit hours on student social, cultural and demographic diversity including: 2|
|Issues and Trends in Multicultural Education|
6 credit hours focused on specific dimensions of diversity from an allied field. 2
|6 credit hours of foundations:|
|The Social and Cultural Foundation of Education|
|Introduction to the Learning Science|
|Select 15 credit hours of electives meant to provide greater focus on field of specialization 2|
|Pre-Candidacy to Dissertation Research.|
|Post-Candidacy Dissertation Research.|
|Total Credit Hours||72|
See Graduate Program Director for a list of required research courses.
See Graduate Program Director for guidance.