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Program Details

  • Award: Master of Science
  • Credits: 34
  • Delivery: Face-to-face
  • WIA Certified
  • Emphases:
  • Developmental Cognitive Disabilities, Credits: 14
  • Learning Disabilities, Credits: 14
  • Mildly Handicapped, Credits: 14
  • Emotional Disturbances, Credits: 14

About this Program

The Department of Special Education offers a graduate program at Minnesota State University designed to prepare professionals to work effectively with individuals with special needs in a variety of organizational settings and positions. Persons who wish to teach individuals with disabling conditions can earn a Master of Science in the following areas of concentration: Specific Learning Disabilities, Early Education of Exceptional Children, and Emotional/Behavior Disorders.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002

Labor Market Information

  • High School Special Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $63,445/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Kindergarten and Elementary School Special Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $52,088/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Preschool Special Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $56,762/year-Above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
  • Middle School Special Education Teachers

  • Median wage: $61,538/year-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Below statewide average
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Minnesota State University, Mankato
Minnesota State University, Mankato
122 Taylor Center Mankato, MN 56001 Toll-Free: (800) 722-0544 Local: (507) 389-1822 TTY: (800) 627-3529 Email: admissions@mnsu.edu