Multicultural Special Education

The Department of Special Education offers a doctoral degree in Special Education with a concentration in Multicultural Special Education (MCSE). The concentration in Multicultural Special Education is designed to prepare doctoral students prepares graduates to work in a variety of settings including higher education, leadership roles in schools and districts, and research. The concentration addresses the unique needs of individuals with disabilities and their families from diverse socio-cultural and linguistic communities. Students develop competencies needed to provide culturally and linguistically appropriate educational services, engage in field-based practicum activities and receive the mentoring needed to apply new learning concepts in schools, clinics, and other service delivery settings. In addition, students are encouraged to specialize in a disability or policy area. Students are encouraged to become involved in research projects under the direction of faculty in the Department of Special Education.

Audrey Sorrells, Ph.D. (Area Coordinator) North Cooc, Ph.D.
Barbara Pazey, Ph.D.