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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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  • 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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  • Liberty University

    Liberty University provides a world-class education with a solid Christian foundation, equipping men and women with the values, knowledge, and skills essential for success in every aspect of life.

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    Programs

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

    St. Thomas University offers fully online business and education graduate degrees built on a 50-year tradition of scholastic excellence, community leadership, and faith-focused values.

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    Location:
    Opa Locka: 16401 NW 37th Ave,, Opa Locka FL 33054
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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

    • Masters in Special Education                                                   
    • MS in Special Education with Wilson Reading Certification
    • Masters in Special Education - Autism                               
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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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  • 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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  • Keiser University Graduate School

    For over 35 years, Keiser University has maintained a practical, hands-on approach to career education to help our students achieve their personal and professional goals. 

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    Programs

    • Education Specialist in Instructional Design and Technology
    • PhD in Instructional Design and Technology
    Location:
    Fort Lauderdale: 1500 W. Commercial Blvd., Fort Lauderdale FL 33309
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  • Baker College Online

    Baker College is proud to be the largest independent college in Michigan with the most focused approach to education and training available. With one of the highest graduate employment rates in the country, our mission is to help our students find meaningful employment.

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    Programs

    • Elementary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement - Certificate
    • Secondary Mathematics - Additional Endorsement - Certificate
    Location:
    Willis: 4500 Enterprise Dr. Allen Park,, Willis MI 48191
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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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    Programs

    • Instructional Design & Technology

    Location: Online

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