Degree Levels Offered for Special Education

Sample Free Open
Special Education Courses


Media Course Start Date Professor School
008 full-course 8 Becoming a Teacher N/A N/A Open University of Hong Kong
For those considering becoming a teacher, this course from the Open University of Hong Provides provides an overview of the profession, from necessary skills to students', parents', and society's expectations.
031 audio 31 Classroom Management and Discipline 2008-09-01 Fall 2008 Norma MacRae East Tennessee State University
This course covers major theoretical and empirical approaches to classroom management and discipline.
013 audio 13 Current Trends in Special Education N/A N/A Liberty University
In this course, you'll learn different models of service delivery and collaboration, as well as discuss legal and ethical issues and documentation procedures related to special education.
009 audio 9 Issues and Trends in Exceptionality N/A N/A Liberty University
Issues and trends in special education are taught in this course from Liberty University.
011 video 11 Learning and Behavior Problems N/A N/A Liberty University
This special education course is designed to prepare future teachers to work with children and adolescents who have disabilities in the area of learning and behavior.
016 audio 16 School Leadership in Diverse Settings N/A N/A Liberty University
See how educational leadership varies from private to charter to traditional schools, as well as alternative and online schools.
001 full-course 1 Working with Students with Special Educational Needs N/A N/A Global Text Project
This class discusses teaching methods and techniques for working with students with special needs.

Accredited Online Special Education Degrees

School Accepts Transfer Credits Freshmen Acceptance Rate Financial Aid Rate Graduation Rate
Strayer University-Louisiana Yes 100% N/A N/A
University of Alaska Southeast Yes 100% 72% 11%
Minnesota State Community and Technical College Yes 100% 86% 32%
Luzerne County Community College Yes 100% 73% 22%
Southern Methodist University Yes 55% 77% 75%
Purdue University-Main Campus Yes 61% 64% 69%
Dominican University Yes 57% 100% 63%
Charter College-Anchorage Yes 100% 95% 34%
Kentucky Wesleyan College Yes 21% 99% 36%
Minnesota West Community and Technical College Yes 100% 89% 46%
Luna Community College Yes 100% 78% 22%
Sonoma State University No N/A 53% 57%
University of Kentucky Yes 68% 95% 59%
Southwestern Assemblies of God University Yes 32% 97% 39%
Front Range Community College Yes 100% 72% 17%
University of Phoenix-Western Washington Campus Yes 100% 88% 15%
Bellingham Technical College Yes 100% 67% 50%
Erikson Institute Yes N/A N/A N/A
Vanguard University of Southern California Yes 67% 100% 54%
Lindsey Wilson College Yes 100% 100% 32%

Special Education at a Glance

Number of Degrees Conferred in Special Education

    • 6,780 Bachelor's Degrees in
      Special Education
      • 10% Male
        Students
      • 90% Female
        Students
    • 14,405 Master's Degrees in
      Special Education
      • 15% Male
        Students
      • 85% Female
        Students
    • 189 Doctoral Degrees in
      Special Education
      • 22% Male
        Students
      • 78% Female
        Students

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