Why ODU for Special Education - Research emphasis?

As a fully licensed special educator, you can go even further with an advanced professional degree and competencies beyond endorsement. Your coursework in ODU’s Special Education master's degree online will focus on scholarly research, advanced instructional strategies, and the foundations of special education leadership.

Our curriculum features:

  • Interactive instructional technology
  • Participation in an online community
  • Professional development using Council for Exceptional Children Advanced Program standards
  • Synchronous and asynchronous components

The advanced professional competencies in our program can also be the prerequisite course work to the PhD concentration in special education, facilitating entry into the PhD program for master educators seeking terminal degrees.

This program is only for students in Virginia and Washington State.