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
Community College of Allegheny County Yes 100% 69% 10%
Rasmussen College - Kansas City-Overland Park Yes N/A N/A N/A
Utah State University-College of Eastern Utah Yes N/A 87% 33%
University of Phoenix-St Louis Campus Yes N/A 93% 10%
Rasmussen College-Topeka Yes N/A N/A N/A
Reading Area Community College Yes 100% 84% 8%
Saint Joseph's College-New York Yes 71% 95% 68%
Everest College-West Los Angeles Yes 100% 93% 57%
Coleman University Yes N/A 77% 59%
Kirkwood Community College Yes 100% 84% 20%
Southeast Community College Area Yes 100% 90% 23%
University of Arkansas Yes 63% 82% 60%
University of Denver Yes 68% 85% 76%
Loyola University-New Orleans Yes 65% 99% N/A
Delta State University Yes 89% 91% 37%
Erie Community College Yes 100% 83% 19%
University of Phoenix-Central Valley Campus Yes 100% 99% 19%
Goucher College Yes 73% 81% 66%
University of Memphis Yes 62% 96% 40%
Wayne State College Yes 100% 93% 53%

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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