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Education Specialist in Leadership / Special Education

Program Details

The Education Specialist in Leadership with a focus on Special Education offered by Pittsburg State University is available in the online format. Students combine core courses with elective courses and develop their skills related to special education. The core areas of focus include special education, leadership, and research.


  • Official transcripts 
  • Three completed recommendation forms
  • A resume of educational and professional experiences
  • A copy of current licensure
  • A written statement of the student's professional goals
  • A written leadership autobiography describing the leadership roles the student has assumed during his/her adult life
  • A writing sample 
  • A master’s degree

Accreditation & Licensing

North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)