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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

    Are you ready to advance or start your career inspiring minds and changing lives? Apply to join GCU's prestigious teaching community.
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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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  • Liberty University

    We are committed to helping you achieve your goals and complete your degree as quickly as possible.
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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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  • Capella University

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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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  • Concordia University - Portland

    Concordia University - Portland offers several fully online 14-month Master of Education (M.Ed.) programs and a fully online Doctorate of Education (Ed.D.) program.

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    Programs

    • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: The Inclusive Classroom (SPED)
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies
    • M.Ed. in Career and Technical Education
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    Location:
    Portland: 2811 NE Holman Street,, Portland OR 97211
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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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  • 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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  • California University of Pennsylvania

    Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017

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    • Special Education - 7-12 Certification (M.Ed. plus Certification) - Online             
    • Special Education - Autism Spectrum Disorder (M.Ed.) - Online
    • Autism Spectrum Disorders (Certification) - Online
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    Location:
    California: 250 University Ave,, California PA 15419
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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
    • Autism Spectrum Disorder Endorsement
    • Pennsylvania PK-12 Teacher of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Certification
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    Location: Online

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  • Ashford University

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    Programs

    • MA/Education - Special Education (non-licensure)
    • BA/Education Studies
    • MA/Education - No Specialization
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    Location: Online

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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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