Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Special Education Leadership

Understanding professional licensure

It is important to understand all educational and individual requirements for licensing. Capella University cannot guarantee licensure, certification, or endorsement. State regulations vary regarding professional licensure. It is your responsibility to understand and comply with requirements for your state. Here are some resources to help you start your research:

Our PhD in Education, Special Education Leadership program is:

  • Designed to prepare learners for a license as a Director of Special Education
  • 92 quarter credits
  • Accredited by Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Approved by Minnesota’s Board of School Administrators (BOSA)

Licensure requirements by state

Take a look at your state’s specific requirements for licensure as interpreted by Capella University.

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