2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (March 2012) 
    
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2011-2012 Walden University Catalog (March 2012) [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) with a specialization in Special Education Acceleration


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Advanced Walden graduate students can accelerate the time to complete the Ed.D. degree with a specialization in Special Education.


To help ensure student success, the following requirements have been established:

  • The student must be in good standing with the university.
  • The student must meet the minimum admissions requirements for the
  • The student must have a B (3.0) or better cumulative average for the courses being articulated.

Note: Students are advised to consult the Walden University Student Handbook for more information on requirements.

The following requirements have been established for Walden graduate students who are interested in entering Walden’s Ed.D. with a specialization in Special Education program:
 

M.S. in Education graduates:

  • EDUC 8763 – Specialized Instruction: Students who successfully complete the following courses in the M.S. in Education with a specialization in Special Education with a B or better cumulative average may transfer out of this course:
  • EDUC 6720 – The Special Educator as Instructional Leader (3 sem. cr.)
  • EDUC 6721 – The Impact of Disabilities on Learning and Teaching (3 sem. cr.)
  • EDUC 6722 – Strategic Collaboration in Special Education (3 sem. cr.)
  • EDUC 6723 – Advanced Instructional Strategies in Special Education (3 sem. cr.)
  • EDUC 6724 – Literacy Interventions in Special Education (3 sem. cr.)
  • EDUC 6725 – Advanced Behavioral Intervention in Special Education (3 sem. cr.)

OR:


Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in Special Education graduates:
 

Students who successfully complete the following courses in the Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in Special Education with a B or better cumulative average may transfer out of this course:

  • EDUC 8760 – Foundations: Special Education Students who successfully complete EDUC 7760 – Foundations: Special Education (6 sem. cr.) may transfer out of this course.
  • EDUC 8761 – Leadership Advocacy, Policy, and Law Students who successfully complete EDUC 7761 – Leadership Advocacy, Policy, and Law (6 sem. cr.) may transfer out of this course.
  • EDUC 8763 – Specialized Instruction Students who successfully complete EDUC 7763 – Specialized Instruction (6 sem. cr.) may transfer out of this course.
  • EDUC 8764 – Research Methodology and Special Education Students who successfully complete EDUC 7764 – Research Methodology and Special Education (6 sem. cr.) may transfer out of this course.
  • EDUC 8765 – School-wide Intervention Models Students who successfully complete EDUC 7765– School-wide Intervention Models (6 sem. cr.) may transfer out of this course.
  • EDUC 8767 – Sustaining and Supporting Effective Practices Students who successfully complete EDUC 7766 – Capstone: Sustaining and Supporting Effective Practices (6 sem. cr.) may transfer out of this course.

 

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