Gallaudet University

Graduate School

Administration & Supervision


800 Florida Avenue Northeast

Washington, DC 20002

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Ph.D.- Special Education Administration; Ed.S. - Change Leadership in Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Ph.D. in Special Education Administration The doctoral program in special education administration is available to experienced professional educators and human services professionals who meet admission requirements for this program. Applicants must have a master's degree in special education, deaf education, or human services. This program is not for applicants seeking an advanced degree in business administration. It is very important to know that this program does not result in students getting professional certification from a state department of education. Ed.S. in Change Leadership in Education This is a 30-credit hour program providing experienced educators from deaf education and special education settings with the dispositions, knowledge, and skills they need to lead transformational change in their school systems (which include programs, schools, and entire school districts). Applicants must have at least three years of teaching or school administration experience and they must have a current professional certificate from their State Department of Education. M.S. in Administration This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level leadership positions in nonprofit human service organizations, special education, and deaf education. Only applicants with undergraduate degrees in special education, deaf education, or human services will be considered. This is not a business administration program.


National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) Interstate School Leaders Licensure Consortium (ISLLC)

Facts & Figures

Classification: Master's College or University I

Locale: Large City

Size & Settings: 1,000-2,999

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