Walden University

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

Degree Level:

Post-Master's

Program Description:

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.

Accreditation:

Walden University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association, www.ncahlc.org.

Learning Format:

Online

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.

Core Courses

Course Title Credits
Foundations: Special Education6
Leadership, Advocacy, Policy, and Law6
Applied Research in Education6
Specialized Instruction6
Research Methodology and Special Education6
School-Wide Intervention Models6
Sustaining and Supporting Effective Practices in Special Education (Capstone)6

Post-Graduation Opportunities

Career Paths:

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

Tuition, Financial Aid & Start Dates

Since every student is different, there isn't a "one size fits all" school information. Start dates and tuition often vary between selected programs, and financial aid opportunities are unique to each student's situation. to get the most up-to-date and accurate information based on your selected program and circumstances.

Still have questions?

Complete and get your answers & advice.

Copyright