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  The Graduate School of Education 2007-2009 Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) Programs Programs in the Department of Educational Psychology Ed.D. in Special Education  

Ed.D. in Special Education


Program Coordinator: Dr. Stanley Vitello (732-932-7496 ext. 8326; email: vitello@rci.rutgers.edu)


The doctoral program in special education is designed to prepare leadership personnel in special education for the following positions: administrators of special education services in the schools and teacher educators at colleges and universities.The program faculty is committed to the improvement of educational practices in the schools for students with disabilities. Depending on the student's professional goals, one of two areas of concentration can be followed:

I. Administration of Special Education Services (48 credits plus 24 credits of dissertation study)

II. College/University Teaching in Special Education (48 credits plus 24 credits of dissertation study)


Students interested in obtaining the New Jersey Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant (LDTC) certification can take the additional required courses as part of their doctoral program.

Administration of Special Education Services (48 credits plus 24 credits of dissertation study)


1. 12 credits in Doctoral Level Special Education Core

15:293:605 Seminar in Special Education (3)

15:293:609 Research in Special Education (3)

15:293:630 Current Topics in Special Education (3)

15:293:633 Doctoral Internship in Special Education (3)


2. 12 credits in Statistics Core

Required (9)

15:291:520 Program Evaluation: An Introduction to Methods and Practice (3)

16:300:509 Qualitative Research Methods in Education I: Introduction (3)

16:300:511 Quantitative Research Methods in Education I: Introduction (3)

One selected from the following (3)

16:300:513 Qualitative Research Methods in Education II: Design and Analysis (3)

16:300:515 Quantitative Research Methods in Education II: ANOVA (3)


3. 9 credits in Related Area

One in each of the following areas:

Social and Philosophical Foundations (course from Social and Philosophical Foundations program)

Psychological Foundations (course from Learning, Cognition, and Development Program)

Learning in a Content Area (course from the Learning and Teaching Department)


4. 15 credits in Area of Concentration: Administration of Special Education Services


5. 24 credits of Dissertation Study

College/University Teaching in Special Education (48 credits plus 24 credits of dissertation study)


1. 12 credits in Doctoral Level Special Education Core

15:293:605 Seminar in Special Education (3)

15:293:609 Research in Special Education (3)

15:293:630 Current Topics in Special Education (3)

15:293:633 Doctoral Internship in Special Education (3)


2. 12 credits in Statistics Core

Required (6)

16:300:509 Qualitative Research Methods in Education I: Introduction (3)

16:300:511 Quantitative Research Methods in Education I: Introduction (3)

Two selected from the following (6)

15:291:520 Program Evaluation: An Introduction to Methods and Practice (3)

16:300:513 Qualitative Research Methods in Education II: Design and Analysis (3)

16:300:515 Quantitative Research Methods in Education II: ANOVA (3)

16:300:517 Qualitative Research Methods in Education III: Educational Ethnography (3)

16:300:519 Quantitative Research Methods in Education III: Regression (3)


3. 9 credits in Related Area

One in each of the following areas:

Social and Philosophical Foundations (course from Social and Philosophical Foundations program)

Psychological Foundations (course from Learning, Cognition, and Development Program)

Learning in a Content Area (course from the Learning and Teaching Department)


4. 15 credits in Area of Concentration: Administration of Special Education Services


5. 24 credits of Dissertation Study

 
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