Ball State University

Teachers College

Doctor of Education with a Major in Special Education


2000 W. University Avenue

Muncie, IN 47306

United States





Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Doctor of Education with a Major in Special Education

Format: Campus

Program Description:

This Ball State University program is designed to meet the needs of advanced graduate students who would like to assume leadership roles in special education. These leadership roles may include administrative positions, such as teacher educator, special education manager, curriculum specialist, researchers/evaluators, and university-level instructor. Doctoral students benefit from access to Ball State's adaptive computer lab and the Diagnostic Learning Center. Plus, Ball State has the only deaf education teacher-training program in Indiana. Ball State's masters degrees in applied behavior analysis and special education are two of the university's fastest-growing programs with classes developed by engaged faculty with many years of special education expertise in the field and in research.


Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools; National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE); and Indiana Teacher Training and Licensing Commission

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

International Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 90

Average Cost per Credit (Graduate): $299/$506 USD

Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Intensive

Loans Offered: Loans may be available. Applicants can learn more by contacting staff in the Ball State Financial Aid Office. You are encouraged to complete the Federal Application for Free Financial Aid. School FASFA Code: 178600

Locale: Small City

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