Ed.D. in Special Education FAQs



  • Yes. Candidates are encouraged to apply for the Clenadine Scholars Program. They are also encouraged to apply for research and teaching assistantships through the graduate college (more information can be found at: http://graduate.kennesaw.edu/admissions).

  • The program is on campus with a variety of classes in the program of study offered online or hybrid format.

  • Candidates can transfer up to 21 credits from an Ed.S program. They will need to schedule an appointment to meet with the program coordinator/advisor to review courses and fill out the appropriate paperwork.
  • No. Candidates may have the equivalent professional experience working with students with disabilities.
  • We are unable to advise you on this matter. We recommend that you contact your human resource office and the Georgia Professional Standards Commission.
  • Candidates in the doctoral program can complete their program in 4-5 years (2-3 years of course work and an additional 1-2 years of research/dissertation).
  • The Ed.D. program in Special Education was designed to provide students with balanced knowledge of current theoretical and practice based knowledge of the field.
  • No.
  • Candidates can take any 7000, 8000 or 9000-level course to meet the guided electives requirement. One option for students is to use the two electives to add an endorsement or certificate to their program of study. Information about endorsements and/or certificates can be found at: http://bagwell.kennesaw.edu/majors-programs/certificates and http://bagwell.kennesaw.edu/majors-programs/endorsements