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Grand Canyon University

City: Phoenix     State: AZ     Country: USA     

Faith Affiliation: Christian     

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Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership with an concentration in Special Education  

Delivery Method: Classroom, Online     

Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education: Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity     

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School/College (if applicable): College of Education

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Program Mission: Specialize in K-12 Special Education Grand Canyon University's Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Special Education provides training and research to help you become a leader in special education and ensure that all students receive a fair and appropriate education. Evening and online courses afford professionals the opportunity to accelerate their learning while performing in their career. With an in-depth research-based approach, this doctorate in special education prepares you with the leadership skills needed for the role of an education strategic professional. Examine the history and theories of special education and methods of intervention in all environmental types. From the very first course, you are introduced to our dissertation process by exploring doctoral dispositions.

Institutional Mission: GCU prepares you to become a global citizen, critical thinker, effective communicator and responsible leader by providing an academically challenging, values-based curriculum from the context of our Christian heritage. Our curriculum is designed to prepare you with the skills and knowledge demanded in the contemporary job market. You are challenged to develop these tools and to push your intellectual limits in order to thrive in your career. In addition, our curriculum fosters personal discovery to help you realize within yourself the elements of compassion and accountability. A uniquely important element of the GCU mission statement is the defining attribute of our Christian heritage. The GCU community defines our culture by the way our members reflect a committed relationship with Christ. These normative Christian values are integral to the development, maturity and education of ethical and morally respectable citizens who continue on the path of lifelong learning. When you graduate from GCU, we expect you to take action as a global citizen, critical thinker, effective communicator and responsible leader.