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Special Education Related Majors

There are 17 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 20,603
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs 2,119
Other Special Education & Teaching 2,105
Elementary Special Education 1,368
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Secondary Special Education Programs 444
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Multiple Disabilities 442
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Autism 431
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities 412
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Speech or Language Impairments 349
Education/Teaching of the Gifted & Talented 326
Education of the Deaf 248
Education/Teaching of Individuals Who are Developmentally Delayed 180
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities 159
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness 116
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances 111
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Junior High/Middle School Special Education Programs 102
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Orthopedic & Other Physical Health Impairments 76

Other Education Majors

The education program area contains 14 different majors.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 89,369
Teacher Education Subject Specific 39,529
Educational Administration 35,794
General Education 28,030
Curriculum & Instruction 16,788
Student Counseling 13,002
Instructional Media Design 6,565
Other Education 4,202
Teaching English or French 3,914
Educational Assessment 1,552
Multilingual Education 927
Teaching Assistants 858
Education Philosophy 632
International Education 314

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