Education Specialist in Educational Leadership / Director of Special Education
Northwest Nazarene University

Program Details

Northwest Nazarene University offers an online Educational Specialist in Educational Leadership degree with a specialization in Director of Special Education. The curriculum of this program was designed for master's level graduates who want positions as administrators or directors for special education classes and schools. The program helps teachers problem solve, make ethical decisions, and serve their students to the best they can.

% Online

100% Online

School Accreditation & Licensing

Northwest Nazarene University is accredited by:

Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU)

Program Requirements & Restrictions

Minimum Education

Master Degree

Recommended GPA

3.0 or above (4.0 scale)

Application Requirements

Official College Transcript(s), Occupational License, Recommendation/Reference Letter(s), Additional Materials May Be Requested

Additional Info

  • A master's degree in Exceptional Child, Special Education, or a related field from a regionally accredited college or university
  • Certification/Licensure as a classroom teacher, school counselor, school psychologist, or building administrator based on a recommendation from a state-approved higher education preparation program
  • An Educational Leadership Evaluation Form from the candidate's current building administrator