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Special Education at Midwestern State University

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Special Education at Midwestern State University

Special Education is one of the majors in the education program at Midwestern State University.

Here, you'll find out more about the major, including such details as the number of graduates, what degree levels are offered, ethnicity of students, and more. We've also included details on how MSU ranks compared to other colleges offering a major in special ed.

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Special Education Degrees Available at MSU

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Ed
  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

MSU Special Ed Rankings

The bachelor's program at MSU was ranked #129 on College Factual's Best Schools for special ed list. It is also ranked #1 in Texas.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Value Colleges for Special Education 30
Highest Paid Special Education Graduates 105
Best Special Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 118
Best Colleges for Special Education 129
Most Popular Colleges for Special Education 176
Most Focused Colleges for Special Education 185

Popularity of Special Ed at MSU

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Midwestern State University handed out 19 bachelor's degrees in special education. Due to this, the school was ranked #176 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is an increase of 19% over the previous year when 16 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 23 students received their master’s degree in special ed from MSU. This makes it the #187 most popular school for special ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

Salary of Special Ed Graduates with a Master's Degree

Special Ed majors graduating with a master's degree from MSU make a median salary of $45,500 a year. This is less than what their typical peers from other schools make. Their median salary is $47,350.

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Student Debt of Special Ed Graduates with a Master's Degree

At MSU, a typical special ed student working on their master's degree borrrows about $26,388 in student loans. This means that these borrowers may have an easier time paying back their loans thatn the typical special ed graduate who borrows a median amount of $29,523.

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Those master's students from MSU on a 10-year student debt repayment plan end up paying a median amount of $307 per month.

Special Ed Student Diversity at MSU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at Midwestern State University.

MSU Special Education Bachelor’s Program

Of the 19 students who earned a bachelor's degree in Special Education from MSU in 2017-2018, 11% were men and 89% were women.

MSU Gender Breakdown of Special Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at MSU are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 63% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Midwestern State University with a bachelor's in special ed.

Ethnic Diversity of Special Education Majors at Midwestern State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 1
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 12
Non-Resident Aliens 2
Other Races 2

MSU Special Education Master’s Program

Of the 23 special ed students who graduated with a master's degree in 2017-2018 from MSU, about 4% were men and 96% were women.

MSU Gender Breakdown of Special Education Master's Degree Grads

The majority of the students with this major are white. About 83% of 2018 graduates were in this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Midwestern State University with a master's in special ed.

Ethnic Diversity of Special Education Majors at Midwestern State University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 1
White 19
Non-Resident Aliens 0
Other Races 1

Areas of Concentration for Special Ed

Special Education students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
General Special Education 42

Related Major Annual Graduates
Educational Administration 16
Teacher Education Subject Specific 9
Curriculum & Instruction 4
Instructional Media Design 1
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1

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