Special Education Director Credential

Earn your Special Education Director Credential to advance your career and serve children and families in your community.

We offer the courses required for the Special Education Director Credential issued by the North Dakota Department of Public Instruction. Students are able to begin coursework in the fall, spring, or summer semesters with our flexible, online courses.

At a Glance

Median annual salary for special education teachers

Program Length

Personalized for each student


  • Online

Tuition per Credit


Is This the Program For Me?

Who It’s For

  • Special educators who are ready to expand their skills and become leaders in their school district, as they serve children and families more effectively.

Career Paths

  • Special Education Director


Program Details

  • Completed application
  • Official transcripts – Please mail the transcripts to the University of Mary at: 
    Office of Graduate Admissions
    University of Mary
    7500 University Drive
    Bismarck, ND 58504
  • Did you previously graduate from the University of Mary? We’ll request your transcripts for you! Contact your admissions representative today to learn more! 
  • Application/enrollment fee - This will be collected at the time you fill out the online application.

For a list of courses for this program, contact our admissions representatives at 701-355-8030 or [email protected]. Coursework for this program is designed to be individualized to each student.

  • Online
  • Tuition: $595/credit
  • Application fee: $45
  • Technology/Safety fee: $35 per credit

Get Started Today

Apply Online