Ed.D. in Special Education

  • TOTAL COST

    $23,914
  • NEXT START DATE

    Apr 08, 2024
  • COMPLETION TIME

    36 Months
  • AVG. SALARY PREMIUM

  • SEMESTER CREDITS

    64

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Ed.D. in Special Education

Step into a leadership role within the field of special education. Engage in the theory, research and best practices that will help you become an expert practitioner, ready to step into school leadership, educational consultant or advocate roles. Hone your passion for supporting individuals with special needs by studying ways to improve academic, social and transition outcomes for your students. Through a tailored approach to the dissertation process, you can complete the program in as little as three years. 

Note: This degree is not designed for licensure. 


Why ACE?

Quality You Expect

Our accredited programs are designed for working professionals who want a quality education. We’re committed to delivering high-quality, affordable and accessible online programs grounded in evidence-based content and relevant application.

Low Cost You Deserve

Because we’re 100% online, you only pay for the cost of delivering your education, not infrastructure like buildings or dorms. In fact, our affordability allows most of our students to graduate with no debt. We also offer over $2.5 million in scholarships and grants every year.

Flexibility You Need

Complete your coursework any time and anywhere there’s an internet connection. You’ll have access to academic resources 24/7, and highly responsive faculty and librarians. You decide how we fit into your life, not the other way around.


Tuition

We believe in full transparency with our total cost of attendance. No hidden fees. No surprises along the way.

Total Cost Ed.D. in Special Education

Total Tuition

64 semester credits x $306 per credit

$19,584

Fees

$100 Application Fee
$150 Conferral Fee
$1200 Dissertation Fee
(6 Courses X $200 per Course)
$2880 Technology and Library Fee
(64 Semester Credits X $45 per Credit)

$4,330

Total Program Cost

$23,914

Find a plan that fits your budget.

When We Say Low Cost, We Mean It

$23,914
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Source: Internal Research Completed on June 2023


Program Details

Majors

Focus of Study

  • ALUMNI

  • Curriculum and Instruction

  • Early Childhood Education

  • General Track

  • Higher Education

  • Health and Wellness

  • Instructional Leadership

  • Instructional Technology

  • Leadership

  • Literacy

  • STEM Education

  • Second Language Instruction


Start Dates

With flexible start dates, you can begin your program when it’s best for you.

April 08, 2024 Term

Apr 05, 2024

Application Due

Apr 05, 2024

Payment Due

Apr 08, 2024

Term Start

Apr 12, 2024

Unregister/Cancel Deadline

May 12, 2024

Term End

May 20, 2024 Term

July 08, 2024 Term

August 19, 2024 Term

September 30, 2024 Term


Courses

Here are just some of the courses you’ll take when working towards this program. Visit the College Catalog to see all courses.

LEAD6001

Introduction to Advanced Studies

1 Semester Credits

LEAD6011

Leadership as a Reflective Practice

1 Semester Credits

LEAD6021

Leadership Seminar

1 Semester Credits

SPED6003

Strategies and Methods for Reading Intervention

3 Semester Credits

SPED6013

Assistive Technology for Exceptional Learners

3 Semester Credits

SPED6023

Differentiated Instruction for Exceptional Learners

3 Semester Credits

SPED6043

Assessment and Evaluation for Exceptional Learners

3 Semester Credits

SPED6063

Building Family and Professional Partnerships

3 Semester Credits

SPED6073

Exploring the Autism Spectrum

3 Semester Credits


Admission Requirements

ACE General Admission Requirements

Program Admission Requirements

International Transcript Requirements

English as a Second Language Applicants

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