Date of Award


Document Type


Degree Name

Master of Business Administration


College of Business and Public Administration

First Advisor

Van Wart, Montgomery

Second Advisor

Clarke, Michael

Third Advisor

Ni, Anna


This study will use a qualitative and quantitative methodology to investigate and analyze if special education departments of school districts and universities are following the federal law in preparing students with learning disabilities to succeed in college. Research indicates universities are not complying with the federal mandates for learning disabled students. This research project will investigate whether or not some school districts and universities are implementing programs consistent with federal law.