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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

    Want to be a Teacher or Educational Administrator? Learn why GCU could be the best place to start!
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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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  • George Mason University

    Located in Fairfax, Virginia, George Mason University is the largest public research university in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

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    Programs

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

    Location: Online

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  • Saint Marys University of Minnesota

    At Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you.

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    Programs

    • Master of Arts in Special Education
    Location:
    Winona: , Winona MN 55987
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  • Northcentral University

    • Northcentral University was founded in 1996 to provide working professionals around the world with unprecedented access to richly engaging, professionally relevant, and academically-rigorous education from a U.S. 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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  • Concordia University - Portland

    Online Learning at Concordia University-Portland

     

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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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  • 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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  • Pacific Oaks College

    Pacific Oaks College values the experience students bring with them into the classroom. Our faculty will help you fuse your personal and professional experiences with new theories and concepts in a variety of fields.



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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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  • American University

    American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 140 countries. Located in Washington, D.C., the university provides opportunities for academic excellence, public service, and internships in the nation’s capital and around the world.

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    Programs

    • Master of Science in Instructional Design and Learning Analytics

    Location: Online

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  • Full Sail University - Online

    Learning at Full Sail University has always centered around interaction and the exchange of ideas. Our online curriculum fully embraces this philosophy.
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    • Instructional Design & Technology

    Location: Online

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