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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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  • Walden University

    Earn a respected bachelor's degree, master's degree, or Ph.D. online at Walden University.
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    Programs

    • M.S.Ed - Special Education (non-licensure) (Grades K-12)
    • M.S.Ed - Science (Grades K-8)
    • Doctor of Education - Special Education
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    Location: Online

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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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  • 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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  • 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 - MAT
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    Location:
    San Diego: 2488 Historic Decatur Rd., San Diego CA 92106
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  • Saint John's University

    St. John’s is a Catholic Vincentian University that prepares students for personal and professional success in today’s global society.

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    Programs

    • Ph.D. in Literacy: Special Education
    • Ph.D. in Literacy
    • Ph.D. in Literacy: Educational Leadership
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    Location: Online

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  • Purdue University

    Purdue University offers a strong foundation of tradition and history, an environment of intellectual curiosity and discovery, and a supportive, student-centered approach to learning.

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    Programs

    • Master of Science in Education in Special Education

    Location: Online

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  • George Washington University

    At the George Washington University (GW) School of Medicine and Health Sciences, we prepare progressive leaders across disciplines to meet the challenge of developing and delivering health care to diverse populations. Our flexible, online programs are designed to advance the careers of health professionals in the areas of Clinical Research Administration, Health Care Quality and Regulatory Affairs.

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    • Master of Arts in Education and Human Development in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
    • Graduate Certificate in Special Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Learners
    • Graduate Certificate in E-Learning
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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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  • Columbia International University

    For nearly a century, Columbia International University has educated people from a biblical worldview to impact the nations with the message of Christ. 

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    Programs

    • Master of Education (Instruction & Learning)

    Location: Online

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