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Ed.D. in Curriculum & Instruction / Special Education
Liberty University’s online Doctor of Education in Curriculum & Instruction – Special Education program examines best practices for using technology as it relates to student learning, effectiveness of administrative processes, and service to students and parents. You will learn to use various theories, models, and strategies as a practical guide to solve problems.
Additionally, you will analyze processes for assessing students with special needs and ways of effectively using various technology for communication and collaboration, improving classroom instruction.
Through this program, you will review current issues facing the field of special education. Dissertation research, proposal, and defense are required as part of this program.
Master's degree in education (or a related field) with a 3.0 GPA from an institution that is accredited by an agency that is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. Applicants with a non-educational master’s degree may be required to complete M.Ed. core courses (up to 12 additional hours) before taking any post-graduate coursework.
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Graduate Record Examination (GRE) score report - total verbal and quantitative score of 900, as well as a 4.0 or better on the analytical writing section (for tests taken before August 2011) or a total verbal and quantitative score of 300, as well as a 4.0 or better on the analytical writing section (for tests taken after August 2011). OR Miller Analogies Test (MAT) score report - total score of 400 or better (for tests taken in or after October 2004) or a total score of 50 or better (for tests taken before October 2004)
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Liberty University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. This is the regional accrediting body for southern states.
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