Doctor Of Education In Curriculum And Instruction Special Education Online Degree Program (2)

Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Special Education

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Are you interested in specializing in the area of special education?  Do you have a passion for creating lesson plans for each student to help them reach their full potential?  Look no further than Liberty University’s Online Ed.D. in Curriculum and Instruction-Special Education.  Today’s students are thriving through the use of cutting-edge technology, and we believe our future educators should be too.  Through our education classes, you will learn in-demand skills that will teach you how to use these technologies in a way that promotes communication and collaboration in the classroom.  These courses will challenge you to think of new ways to encourage and improve Special Education in school systems in a way that creates a greater understanding of its necessity and benefits. 

Liberty University Online allows for you to study on your own schedule, which means that you can take courses with the minimum disruption to your current lifestyle.  You will have the option of taking convenient 8-week courses instead of standard full-term courses in addition to the opportunity to finish in under three years.  In addition to advanced accreditations and awards, Liberty is among the 7% of universities who have earned the distinction as a Doctoral University through the Carnegie Foundation.

  • Organization and Design of Gifted Education Programs:  Explore the intricacies involved in developing and running a gifted education program in a way that caters to the need of each student.
  • Educational Assessment for Special Needs: Learn what qualifies a student for a special needs program and what an assessment can reveal about each student.
  • Behavior Management:  Evaluate research and instructional approaches to behavior and classroom management to promote academic achievement.
  • Learning Theory and Research: Examine research about classroom management, learning, motivation, diversity, exceptionalities, assessment, and teaching.  Learn how to become an effective educational leader in a diverse society.

Through education classes, you will be equipped to assist in constructing, assessing, and improving effective learning environments for special needs children at any grade level. The core content provided to you by experienced professors will enhance your understanding of the tools and skills required for practical classroom management while equipping you with the knowledge and competencies needed to publish cutting-edge research.  Each professor is dedicated to the academic and spiritual growth of their students as they will be prepared to adopt a Christian worldview to their future classrooms and workspaces.

  • Gifted-Student Instructor
  • Researcher
  • School Administrator
  • Special Education Instructor
  • University Professor
  • By earning your online Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Special Education degree from an accredited, nonprofit university whose online programs are ranked in the top five of more than 2,100 online colleges and universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility, you can be confident your degree will be well respected within your field.
  • Tuition for all undergraduate, and doctoral programs has not increased in three straight years. While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a nonprofit university. 
  • You can complete this Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction – Special Education in as little as 3 years!

Service is important to us, so whether you’re currently serving in the Armed Forces, have served, or are married to someone who serves, we’re here to serve you. Liberty’s military benefits are available to:

  • Active duty service members of the U.S. Armed Forces
  • Reserve/National Guard
  • Veterans/retirees
  • Spouses of service members and veterans/retirees
  • Current Department of Defense employees

We are proud to support you in your pursuit of a flexible and affordable online education degree by offering you the following benefits: 

  • Tuition discounts – $275 for undergraduate (per credit hour)
  • Additional discount for veterans who serve in a civilian capacity as an Emergency Responder (less than $625 per course).
  • 8-week courses, eight different start dates each year and no set login times.
60

Credit Hours

3

Years (Avg.)

Class Type

100% Online, 8 Week Courses

Transfer Credits

Up to 15 credit hours can be transferred to Liberty

Next Start Date

May 13, 2019

Accreditation

NCATE through CAEP

 

Experience that Matters to You

As a fully accredited Christian college with a 7,000+-acre campus in Lynchburg, Va., Liberty University offers you an education that is both academically challenging and rooted in a biblical worldview.

At Liberty, you’ll benefit from 30+ years of learning, growing, adapting, and innovating for the distance learner — and more than a decade of researching the needs of the online student. You can be confident that we’ve taken the time to learn what’s important to you.

And what’s that?

  • Affordability
  • Accessibility
  • Academic Quality

These important factors challenged us to find new financial solutions, get ahead of industry trends, and blaze trails into cutting-edge career fields — and it’s paid off. That’s the difference experience makes.

Gold Medal School of Distinction Liberty University

We’re now ranked in the top 1% of online schools and universities for affordability, accessibility, and academic quality.

– by BestColleges.com

Why Choose Liberty University?

Enjoy Flexible Courses

Choose from a wide variety of programs at the associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level, most of which are 100% online*. With an 8-week format and 8 start dates per year, it’s easy to fit your courses around your schedule!

* excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs

Maximize Your Time

Start and finish your degree faster! Liberty requires no standardized testing for admission, and you can transfer previous course credit — transfer in up to 75% of a bachelor’s degree and up to 50% of a master’s degree — or discover how your life, career, or military experience may count toward your college degree.

Grow in Your Faith

All of our courses are taught from a Christian perspective and our faculty sees themselves as mentors. Our mission is to Train Champions for Christ — we’re committed to championing you as you study to go further in your field, become a leader in your industry, or start a new career.

Access Academic Support

Throughout your educational journey you will have access to academic resources that will aid in the completion of your degree. Services include our online library, writing center, tutoring, study aids, IT assistance, 30+ tutorial videos, live webinars, and personalized help from our academic advising team.

Liberty’s online courses give you the ability to choose when and where you study.

Why We’re Nonprofit

As a nonprofit (not-for-profit) university, Liberty is in the business of training skilled professionals to make a difference in the world – not gaining profit, revenue, or producing dividends for shareholders. In keeping with our commitment to your education, we invest our resources back into degree programs and into your student experience.

While many other online colleges have raised tuition, Liberty has been able to keep costs low as a non-profit university and has not increased tuition in three straight years. Lower tuition means less student loan debt for students.

For Liberty University, nonprofit is more than a status; it is the valuable opportunity to invest in the lives of students who will go out and impact the world.

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Tuition Comparison

Tuition amounts are for an entire degree and all tuition rates and credit hour requirements are based on data published on competitor’s websites as of 11/28/18. Therefore, this information is believed but not guaranteed to be accurate. All tuition data and credit hour requirements are for online programs. Individual institutions may charge additional fees above published tuition costs. Rates are subject to change.

Financing Options

Financial Aid

87% of all Liberty students in an online program are awarded financial aid.

Corporate Tuition Assistance

Deferred – If your company reimburses you for the cost of your education, you submit your grades to your employer who pays you, and then you pay for your classes.

Tuition Discounts

Available for: Military service members, including active duty, retired, veterans, and their spouses. Also available to first responders.

Contact one of our Admissions Counselors for more information by calling (800) 424-9595.