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Special Education


Purdue’s graduate programs in special education combine a unique view of the entire education landscape with practical experience addressing the latest breakthroughs in assessment, instructional strategies, and evidence-based practices for teaching students with disabilities.

The online masters program is for passionate educators who value all learners, regardless of skill level or ability. The program combines the latest technology and research with practical experience to advance your expertise and position you as a leader in the field.

The Ph.D. program prepares scholars for leadership and faculty positions in higher education. The doctoral program is designed to prepare students to conduct rigorous scientific and applied research, to teach at the university level, and to become leaders who strive to improve educational and quality of life outcomes for individuals with special needs.

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Our faculty are involved in a wide range of research activities and projects related to the field of Special Education. See our list of faculty and an overview of their research projects at the following links:

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