Welcome to the KU Department of Special Education

The Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas consistently ranks as one of the top graduate-level special education programs in the country. In the 2016 edition of U.S. News and World Report's America's Best Graduate Schools, the Department of Special Education at the University of Kansas ranked number one overall. Learn more »

Learn more about our online graduate certificate in Leadership in Special & Inclusive Education. View more »

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To be considered for a 2018-19 scholarship award, apply before Feb. 22. Apply online here »

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