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Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Emotional/Behavioral Disorders, Credits: 44
  • Specific Learning Disabilities, Credits: 44
  • Developmental Disabilities, Credits: 44

About this Program

This program offers a wide range of majors, minors, or special concentrations leading to licenses in early child special education, specific learning disabilities, developmental disabilities, physical and health disabilities, and emotional behavioral disabilities. While majors in either secondary or elementary education may be supplemented with training in these fields, students may choose a special education major for the bachelor's degree or graduates may pursue a master's degree program in special education.

Program Locations

  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College, Cambridge 55008
  • Minnesota State University Moorhead 56563

Labor Market Information

  • Middle School Special Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $60,887/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $54,123/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Preschool Special Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $57,207/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Shrinking
  • High School Special Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $61,663/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Minnesota State University Moorhead
Minnesota State University Moorhead
1104 7th Avenue South Moorhead, MN 56563 Toll-Free: (877) 678-6463 Local: (218) 477-2161 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@mnstate.edu