Special Education

Admission Requirements

Applicants to the doctoral program must meet the admission requirements of the Graduate School. An applicant must also:

  • hold a master's degree from an accredited institution
  • have two years of successful appropriate professional experience
  • have a GPA of at least 3.2 on a scale of 4.0 at the master's level
    achieve acceptable composite scores on the Graduate Record Examination (GRE) general test
  • be recommended by the department's advanced studies committee

More information about doctoral program admission requirements can be found on the Graduate School Web site.

Please note:  International candidates should contact Ball State's Rinker Center for International Programs to determine eligibility status.  This program has moved to more online coursework and might not have sufficient main campus coursework for international students.  

Department of Special Education
Teachers College (TC), room 705
Ball State University
Muncie, IN 47306

Phone: 765-285-5700