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Special Education Leadership
Doctor of Philosophy in Education

Expand your knowledge and skill in special education and contribute to the field through your own doctoral research with an online PhD in Education, Special Education Leadership from Capella University. This program is designed to augment your ability to oversee and advocate for the growing number of students who need special education services. The curriculum includes knowledge of laws and regulations, curriculum and instruction, financial resources, and community and family collaboration.

Dissertation research seminars

Make immediate progress toward your dissertation with in-person dissertation research seminars blended into your coursework.

Extensive doctoral support

Experts will support you throughout your degree to help you meet doctoral challenges and reach your short- and long-term goal.

Professionally aligned curriculum

Every assignment, course, and program is designed to deliver the knowledge and expertise required for success in the field of education.

Classes start August 9

Use the code SPRING to waive the $50 application fee

At a Glance

  • Online & in-person
  • 4 Core courses
  • 10 Specialization courses
  • 3 Residencies
  • Comprehensive exam
  • Dissertation
  • 2 Internships

Reduce your tuition by $20,000

Enroll in a qualified program and apply for a $20K Capella Progress Reward, a scholarship to help fund your doctoral degree.