The required curriculum for the Director of Special Education License comprises a 40 semester credit sequence of courses.
|EDUC 800||Historical, Cultural, and Philosophical Issues Impacting School Administration||3|
|EDUC 805||Principles of Organizational Leadership||3|
|EDUC 810||Curriculum and Instructional Management and Student Development||3|
|EDUC 819||Meeting the Needs of All Stakeholders||3|
|EDUC 825||Leading in a Complex and Pluralistic Society||3|
|EDUC 830||Administration of Essential Educational Programs||3|
|EDUC 835||Measurement and Assessment||3|
|EDUC 840||Operations and Personnel Administration||3|
|EDUC 855||Administrators as Agents of Change||3|
|EDUC 860||Legal Issues in School Administration||3|
|EDUC 865||Resource Management in K-12 Education||3|
|EDUC 875||Special Education Policy, Law, and Finance||2|
|EDUC 876||Special Education Organization Management||2|
|EDUC 889||Director of Special Education Internship||3|
The Director of Special Education license program will consider applicants who:
- Meet the general requirements for admission to the Graduate School.
- Submit official transcripts (U.S. schools) or NACES or AICE evaluations (international schools) showing an earned baccalaureate degree and all other completed coursework from the highest level of education (graduate or undergraduate).
- Have earned a graduate GPA of at least 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.
- Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae.
- Submit two professional Admission References.
- Submit a written Statement of Purpose.
- Interview with the program director upon invitation.
Students who have not achieved the minimum GPA, grade standards, or other assessment criteria may still apply to be considered for provisional acceptance. See Admission Categories.