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Special Education Related Majors

There are 18 concentrations within special education alone. For those wishing to broaden their search, special ed is but one of 14 related majors within the broader Education field of study.

Special Ed Focus Areas

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Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Special Education 20,830
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 2,144
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism 1,598
Elementary Special Education 1,475
Other Special Education & Teaching 1,255
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 546
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities 521
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments 515
Education/Teaching of the Gifted & Talented 512
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities 441
Education of the Deaf 360
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed 224
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances 189
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Mental Retardation 175
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness 170
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic & Other Physical Health Impairments 86
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs 81
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injuries 6

Other Education Majors

The education program area contains 14 different majors.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 99,840
Educational Administration 44,405
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,242
General Education 31,485
Curriculum & Instruction 17,977
Student Counseling 14,228
Instructional Media Design 6,846
Teaching English or French 5,766
Other Education 5,558
Teaching Assistants 1,900
Multilingual Education 1,510
Educational Assessment 1,322
Education Philosophy 564
International Education 443

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