Doctoral Program in Secondary Special Education & Transition
The University of Kansas, Department of Special Education offers graduate training leading to the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) and the Doctor of Education (Ed.D.). When applying to the Special Education department, a student interested in a doctoral program in Secondary Special Education & Transition would designate this as his or her area of emphasis in the department. KU SET is a traditional, on-campus program. It cannot be completed online.
The KU Secondary Special Education & Transition (KU SET) doctoral program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to address the complexity of today's policies and practices related to secondary education service provision, special education transition services, community and adult systems, and the needs of underserved populations. This program includes coursework in major and minor areas of doctoral study, as well as opportunities for field-based internship experiences at local, state and national levels.
Upon acceptance into KU SET, an individual Program of Study is developed with each student. This program consists of required core courses in the department and the School of Education as well as courses in the area of transition services and policies opportunities. Field-based internship experiences at local, state and national levels are available on an individual basis. Apply to the KU SET doctoral program
For further information please contact: Dr. Mary E. Morningstar