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Over 324 accredited online special education programs are offered at the 89 online schools in the US. These accredited online special education schools have approximately 1,896,903 students enrolled. The admission rate for students who apply to these online special education colleges is 71%. This means that 71 out of every 100 students who apply for admission to enroll in online special education courses receive admission.

These schools offer online special education classes at the following levels:

  • Associate's degree in special education
  • Bachelor's degree in special education
  • Master's degree in special education
  • Doctoral degree in special education
  • Certificate in special education

Accredited online special education schools offer 22 online special education certificate programs, 9 online special education associate's degree programs and 29 online special education bachelor's degree programs for students to choose from. Also, 260 online special education master's degree programs and 4 online special education doctoral degree programs are offered at these schools.

Approximately 37% of the 1,896,903 students enrolled in online special education classes, graduate in a timely fashion. The remaining either drop out or take longer than normal to complete their online special education degree or certificate.

Of the various professions online special education college graduates can choose from, one of the most popular is as a special education professional. Special education degree and certificate holders can expect to earn a yearly salary anywhere from $22,830 to $127,540, depending on factors such as location, seniority, or personal qualifications. Special education professionals earn $51,948 per annum, on average.

Disclaimer: The data used above represents both online and offline offerings. Data for only online schools is not readily available. However, this data can give students a basic picture of what to expect.

 
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  • B.A. In Special Education (K-12) - The Western Governors University Online B.A. In Special Education (PK-12) program is designed to teach students the social, teaching and classroom management skills necessary to work as a Special Education teacher. By taking courses such as Introduction to Special Education - Law and Legal Issues and Foundations of Teaching Practice Integration, students become better equipped for this challenging career. The Online B.A. In Special Education (PK-12) program consists of 134-credit hours, and may also result in Elementary Education certification, depending on the state in which you live.

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  • MS - Special Education Teaching - The Capella University Online MS in Special Education Teaching program provides students with core knowledge of educational theories and strategies, research methodology, and classroom management, and applies this to special circumstances found in special education. An Online MS in Special Education Teaching degree is generally obtained by special education teachers or other teachers who wish to be more effective teaching students with learning disabilities. This degree is completed with 60 credit hours and gives students a chance to put theories into practice with field experience.
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  • Ph.D. in Education - Special Education - The Walden University Online Ph.D. in Education Special Education program is an overview of working with both advanced and disabled students and the legal, financial and ethical factors that affect special education. The Online Ph.D. in Education Special Education program can lead to administrative, leadership and teaching positions in schools or colleges or as the director of special education or disabilities services. The program is completed after 96 credit hours of study including four academic residencies and the completion of a dissertation.
  • Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) - Special Education
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  • PhD - Special Education Leadership - The Capella University Online PhD in Special Education Leadership program affords students the opportunity to make significant contribution to the field of special education through research, study, and field work. This Capella University Online PhD - Special Education Leadership degree caters to those pursing leadership positions at the national, state, or district level or those who wish to teach at a college or university in this field. To receive this degree, one must complete 120 credit hours of study including a residency.

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