Ph.D. in Special Education Policy Studies (SEPS)
The Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Program with the Special Education Program
have been awarded a U.S. Department of Education grant to prepare policy leaders in
special education who will prepare for roles as faculty members in special education
and special education policy leadership at the local, state, or federal level. SEPS
scholars receive scholarships for full-time study to complete the doctorate in special
education with emphasis on educational policy leadership.
The five-year course of study includes opportunities for early research as well as for internships in local, state, and national organizations/agencies. Dr. Jeannie Kleinhammer-Tramil in USF's Special Education program serves as the Principal Investigator and Drs. Zorka Karanxha and Dr. Vonzell Agosto serve as Co-Principal Investigators.
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