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Special Education: Academic and Behavioral Strategies

at Minnesota State University, Mankato

Program Details

  • Award: Bachelor of Science
  • Credits: 120
  • Delivery: Face-to-face where some online courses may be available or required.
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Department of Special Education serves the needs of undergraduate and graduate students at Minnesota State University, Mankato seeking to become licensed Special Educators in the state of Minnesota. The Special Education: undergraduate program is designed to meet the licensure standards as determined by the Minnesota Board of Teaching. The five-semester program of study is typically begun in the second year after successful completion of General Education requirements. The Department employs a cohort model for the preparation of undergraduates, with all students from a given year considered members of the same cohort. Cohort students concurrently enroll in the same block of courses. All interested students are highly encouraged to contact the Coordinator for program information and guidance for admission procedures

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State University, Mankato 56002
  • Normandale Community College 55431

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, 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