Education Specialist in Special Education
Northcentral University

Program Details

This online EdS program from Northcentral is intended to give you the insight to improve organizational, educational and social issues in Special Education, through informed decision making and leadership.  As an expert to lead others in teaching gifted students and those with disabilities, you’ll garner advanced skills in the design, evaluation, and implementation in specialized curriculum.  This online Special Education focus also covers current trends and issues in education, along with instructional strategies to address the needs of these distinct student populations. This is a researched-based degree with a capstone project that is completed in an area relative to your professional goals.  Samples of the coursework, include:

  • Assessment in Special Education
  • Introduction to the Exceptional Student
  • Law in Special Education


  • Admission to the Education Specialist program requires a conferred post-baccalaureate master’s degree and/or doctoral degree from a regionally or nationally accredited academic institution
  • Send your official transcripts from other schools you attended

School Accreditation Statement

NCU is a WSCUC accredited institution. WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC), 985 Atlantic Avenue, Suite 100, Alameda, CA 94501, 510.748.9001, WSCUC is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the Council on Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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