Ed.S. in Special Education - General
Students enrolled in Walden University's Education Specialist in Special Education - General program have the opportunity to study specialized instruction, applied research in education, and other relevant topics. Read on to learn more about the Education Specialist in Special Education program.
Official Program Name:
Education Specialist in Special Education - General
School Offering Program:
Walden University's Education Specialist in Special Education - General program is composed of seven courses and culminates in a capstone course that focuses on sustaining and supporting effective practices in special education. Some of the other topics that are covered in the curriculum include specialized instruction, applied research in education, school-wide intervention models, and research methodology and special education. Students in this program could be able to develop collaboration, leadership, and research skills. The degree program is closely aligned with the Council for Exceptional Children's Advocacy Role Content Standards.
Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.
Estimated Program Length:
28 months. Time to completion varies by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. Personalized estimates of time to completion can be discussed with Walden University enrollment advisors.
Total Credits Required:
42 semester credit hours
Financial Aid Available:
Walden University offers a number of financial aid opportunities including scholarships, fellowships, and employer tuition reimbursement for those who qualify. Enrollment advisors can also assist with federal aid, private loans, tuition-reduction opportunities,* and veteran benefits.
*Only one tuition-reduction benefit may be applied to tuition and fees. Not valid for Tennessee residents.
Courses for the Education Specialist in Special Education - General:
Degree program curriculum and credits are subject to change. Contact Walden University for the most current information before enrolling in a program.
|Foundations: Special Education||6|
|Leadership, Advocacy, Policy, and Law||6|
|Applied Research in Education||6|
|Research Methodology and Special Education||6|
|School-Wide Intervention Models||6|
|Sustaining and Supporting Effective Practices in Special Education (Capstone)||6|
Graduates of Walden University's Education Specialist in Special Education - General program have the opportunity to compete for jobs in the field. Some possible employers may include community service agencies and public and private schools. Job applicants should have strong communication and problem-solving skills.
Some careers that graduates could pursue include:
- Curriculum Specialist
- Special Education Program Consultant
- Community Service Administrator