The Department of Special Education is a collaboration between faculty, students, staff, and resources aimed at improving the quality of life and promoting success for individuals with disabilities. Our graduate programs are driven by research that aims to support equitable educational opportunities for all members of society. Our department is currently ranked fifth in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.
The innovative research from our department has a deep global impact. Our students and faculty are actively involved on such topics as, intensive interventions in reading and mathematics, supporting English language learners, special education service delivery, assistive technology, and behavioral interventions for students with autism.