Educators and administrators of special education programs who can successfully implement the six pillars of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) are in demand. NCU’s Education Specialist (EdS) in Special Education prepares you to face the challenging legal issues confronting special education programs. In our program, you will explore essential topics related to special education, including student placement, service delivery requirements, discipline, appropriate educational decisions, family rights and privacy issues. You will also learn how to prepare for due-process hearings and manifestation determination meetings. Graduates pursue careers as school district administrators of special education programs. This specialization can also prepare you to pursue doctoral studies in Special Education at NCU.
|Credit Hours||Courses||Est. Time to Complete|
|EdS||33||11||18 months||View Course Catalog|
NCU offers weekly course starts, no scheduled lecture hours, no group assignments, weekly assignments, and the ability to schedule courses around your personal and professional obligations.
100% Doctoral Faculty
No matter the degree level you pursue, you can rest assured that you will be mentored by doctors in your field of study.
One to One Engagement
You won't have to fight for facetime as one of many within a classroom. At NCU, you'll have the opportunity to interact one to one with your professor, receiving personalized mentoring.