You can make a difference for your students with disabilities with Clemson’s Doctor of Philosophy in Special Education. The online coursework follows a synchronous format.
The special education faculty provide diverse, individualized approaches to enhance each participant’s studies. Graduates appreciate their increased marketability for positions in leadership and higher education.
This online special education doctoral program emphasizes research. Besides taking statistics, students delve into qualitative research methods, single-subject research design, and evidence-based research in instructional design and delivery.
Other topics of study include:
- Learning disabilities
- Emotional/behavioral disorders
- Intellectual disabilities
- Legal trends in special education
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School Accreditation & Licensing
Clemson University is accredited by:
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Program Requirements & Restrictions
Minimum EducationMaster Degree
Recommended GPA3.5 or above (4.0 scale)
Admission TestsGMAT, GRE, Proof of English Language Proficiency (International Students)
Official College Transcript(s), Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Resume/CV, Statement of Purpose/Intent
- Requires a minimum of two years teaching experience or equivalent