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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 a current or aspiring educator wanting to start or advance your career? Learn about GCU's College of Education!
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    Programs

    • Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership with an Emphasis in Special Education
    • M.Ed. in Special Education: Cross-Categorical (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
    • M.Ed. in Special Education: Cross-Categorical (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
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    Location:
    Phoenix: 3300 W Camelback Road, Phoenix AZ 85017
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  • New York University Speech Pathology

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    Programs

    • Master of Science in Communicative Sciences and Disorders
    Location:
    New York: , New York NY 10003
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  • USC Rossier School of Education

    Advance your teaching career with an online master's degree from University of Southern California Rossier School of Education.
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    Programs

    • Master of Arts in Teaching
    Location:
    Los Angeles: 1150 S Olive St,, Los Angeles CA 90015
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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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  • 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 Advanced Study in Special Education
    • M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction: Social Studies
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    Location:
    Portland: 2811 NE Holman Street,, Portland OR 97211
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  • Columbus State University

    Columbus State University is committed to delivering a deeply personal and relevant academic experience that prepares graduates to excel in their professions and to become leaders who guide, influence and inspire positive change.

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    Programs

    • M.Ed. In Special Education - General Curriculum
    • M.Ed. In Teacher Leadership

    Location: Online

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  • University of West Florida

    The University of West Florida (UWF) has a central mission.

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    Programs

    • Educational Specialist in Curriculum and Instruction
    • Doctor of Education in Curriculum and Instruction/Curriculum and Assessment
    • Master of Education in Instructional Design and Technology
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    Location: Online

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  • LSU - Shreveport

    LSU Shreveport is a proud member of the acclaimed LSU University System.

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    Programs

    • M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction: General
    Location:
    Shreveport: , Shreveport LA 71115
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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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  • Colorado State University-Global Campus

    Colorado State University-Global Campus

    Colorado State University-Global Campus (CSU-Global) recently received state approval to enroll students with little to no prior college experience. To help ensure student success, the university has created a program especially for these students who plan on starting their college experience for the first time with us.

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    Programs

    • MS - Teaching and Learning
    Location:
    Englewood: 7800 E Orchard Rd,, Englewood CO 80111
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