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Special Education Degrees

Your online resource for Special Education Degrees and Career Information. Careers in special education are a special breed. It takes a certain kind of person to be able to work with those who are developmentally disabled in some capacity. They require extra care and teaching that goes above and beyond what a normal educator would offer. Training in special education requires typical educational training along with classes on how to handle disabled children and young adults, depending on the group that you prefer to teach. Sensitivity training is usually something that is required as additional training, along with instructional methods for teaching those who learn differently. Teachers will need to learn how to develop individualized education plans, or IEPs, for their students, as this is how most progress in special education is monitored. Teaching is a rewarding career as it is, but when people choose to get special education degrees and work with those who have learning problems or developmental disabilities, it can be an even more rewarding career path. Some graduates will pursue careers in teaching, while others might choose administrative or counseling positions that utilize their education.

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  • Grand Canyon University

    Why earn your degree at Grand Canyon University? GCU is a regionally accredited university offering graduate and undergraduate degrees in Business, Nursing, Psychology, Education & more. Apply today!
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    Programs

    • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Special Education
    • M.A. in Autism Spectrum Disorders
    • M.Ed. in Special Education: Cross-Categorical (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
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    Location:
    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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  • Capella University

    You inspire students to reach their full potential. Now reach yours.
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    Programs

    • MS - Special Education Teaching
    • MS - Instruction in the 1:1 Environment
    • MS - Personalized Learning
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    Location: Online

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  • Northcentral University

    Earn your graduate degree online with Northcentral University.

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    Programs

    • Special Education - Doctor of Education
    • Special Education - Master of Education
    • Special Education - EdS
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    Location:
    San Diego: 2488 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego CA 92106
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  • Purdue University

    Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history.

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    Programs

    • Master of Science in Education in Special Education

    Location: Online

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  • George Mason University

    Mason is committed to creating a more just, free and prosperous world. Located in one of the most important political, economic and intellectual hubs in the world, we accept our responsibility to serve others: to help our students succeed, enrich the life of our community, and contribute to solving some of the most complex global problems of our time.

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    Programs

    • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate
    • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis

    Location: Online

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  • Liberty University

    100% Online & No Standardized Testing

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    Programs

    • M.Ed. - Program Specialist in Gifted Specialist
    • M.Ed. Teaching and Learning - Special Education
    • MA in Teaching - Special Education
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    Location:
    Lynchburg: 1971 University Blvd,, Lynchburg VA 24515
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  • Saint Joseph's University

    Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University (SJU) has been developing the minds and abilities of men and women in a challenging academic environment steeped in the enriching Jesuit tradition of cura personalis (care of the entire person).

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    Programs

    • Certificate of Proficiency in Autism Studies
    • MS in Education - Special Education - Master's Only
    • MS in Special Education - Special Education and Wilson Reading System Certification
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    Location: Online

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  • Ashford University

    Ashford University
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    Programs

    • Education, Technology & Online Learning - Bachelors
    • Education, Technology & Online Learning - Masters
    • Higher Education - Bachelors
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    Location: Online

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  • Post University Online

    At Post University, we believe you shouldn’t have to put your life on hold to further your education.

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    Programs

    • Graduate Certificate in Online Teaching
    • Master of Education - TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
    • Master of Education in Teaching & Learning
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    Location:
    Waterbury: 800 Country Club Rd. P.O. Box 2540, Waterbury CT 06723
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  • Pacific Oaks College

    Pursue your education at Pacific Oaks College.
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    Programs

    • M.A. Education with Preliminary Education Specialist Instruction Credential
    • Preliminary Education Specialist Credential
    • Multiple Subject English Learner Teaching Credential
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    Location:
    Pasadena: 55 W Eureka St,, Pasadena CA 91103
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