Education: Special Education, PhD

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2023-2024. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Total Hours: 69

Required Core
CIED 6503Doctoral Seminar3
SCFD 6113Theoretical Foundations of Inquiry3
SCFD 6983Diversity and Equity Issues in Education3
Hours Subtotal9
Choose 12 hours from the following (must include one quantitative and one qualitative course):12
Advanced Pedagogical Research
Designing and Conducting Mixed Methods Research
Analyses of Variance
Multiple Regression Analysis in Behavioral Studies
Psychometric Theory
Factor Analysis in Behavioral Research
Applied Multivariate Research in Behavioral Studies
Computer Applications in Nonparametric Data Analyses
Qualitative Research I
Qualitative Research: Selected Methods
Qualitative Research II
Hours Subtotal12
Cognate or Electives with a Thematic Focus
Select 9 hours9
Hours Subtotal9
Select 24 hours from the following:24
Legal Aspects in Special Education
School and Interagency Collaboration
Current Trends and Issues in Special Education
Single Subject Design in Special Education
Internship in Education
Directed Reading
Culturally Responsive Teaching in Special Education
Instructional Assessment and Consultation
Psychological Consultation
Hours Subtotal24
CIED 6000Doctoral Dissertation15
Hours Subtotal15
Total Hours69

Graduate College Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Requirements

Learn more about Graduate College 2023-2024 Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Degree Program Requirements. Check the General Graduate College academic regulations for minimal GPA, language proficiency and other general requirements.