Northwestern State University of Louisiana Master’s in Special Education
The main focus area for this major is General Special Education. For more details on this concentration, visit its profile page.
Special Education is a major offered under the education program of study at Northwestern State University of Louisiana. We’ve pulled together some essential information you should know about the master’s degree program in special ed, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more.
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How Much Does a Master’s in Special Ed from NSU Cost?
NSU Graduate Tuition and Fees
In 2019-2020, the average part-time graduate tuition at NSU was $927 per credit hour for out-of-state students. The average for in-state students was $476 per credit hour. Information about average full-time graduate student tuition and fees is shown in the table below.
|In State||Out of State|
NSU Special Ed Master’s Student Debt
One way to think about how much a school will cost is to look at how much in student loans that you have to take out to get your degree. Special Ed students who received their master’s degree at NSU took out an average of $16,375 in student loans. That is 47% lower than the national average of $31,140.
Does NSU Offer an Online Master’s in Special Ed?
If you’re interested in online learning, you’re in luck. NSU does offer online classes in its special ed master’s degree program. To see if the school offers distance learning options in other areas, visit the NSU Online Learning page.
NSU Master’s Student Diversity for Special Ed
About 85.7% of the students who received their Master’s in special ed in 2019-2020 were women. This is about the same as the countrywide number of 86.0%.
Around 7.1% of special ed master’s degree recipients at NSU in 2019-2020 were awarded to racial-ethnic minorities*. This is lower than the nationwide number of 26%.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||1|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
|Native American or Alaska Native||0|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0|
Master’s in Special Ed Focus Areas at NSU
Special Education students may decide to major in one of the following focus areas.
|Focus Area||Annual Graduates|
|General Special Education||14|
Majors Related to a Master’s in Special Ed From NSU
You may also be interested in one of these majors related to special education.
|Related Major||Annual Graduates|
|Curriculum & Instruction||8|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||50|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.