About Special Education

  • Based on SPED best-practices
  • Intuitive, practical, project-based learning
  • Highly interactive, quality instruction
  • On-line, face-to-face, and alternative course delivery
  • Service and practicum requirements in settings of your choice
  • 1-year OPT option

College Features:

  • Kapi‘olani Community College is fully accredited
  • Small class sizes
  • Beautiful campus on the slope of Diamond Head near Waikiki Beach
  • Flagship community college in the University of Hawai‘i’s 10-campus system


  • M.Ed. & Ph.D. degrees in SPED/Education
  • Experienced teacher-trainers
  • Published teacher-researchers