Special Education, MA Online

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Mark Lamb

Mark Lamb

Associate Professor of Graduate Education
mark.lamb@greenville.edu
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Lisa Amundson

Lisa Amundson

Cheryl Brinkmann

Cheryl Brinkmann

Dawn Timerman

Dawn Timerman

Teresa Blue Holden

Teresa Blue Holden

Dean of the School of Arts & Sciences, Assistant Professor of History/Political Science and French, & Director of CORE 101
teresa.holden@greenville.edu
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Karlene Johnson

Karlene Johnson

Scott Doerr

Scott Doerr

Crystal Lawler

Crystal Lawler

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Locations:

Online

Tuition and Fees:

$13,619

Completion Time:

18 Months

Career Opportunities

Career Outlook for Special Education Master’s Degree Graduates

There are 6.6 million public school children enrolled in special education in the United States – 13 percent of all public school students. Completing your master’s degree will open the door to a variety of careers, both in teaching special education students and assessing educational needs to help develop and implement plans for schooling.

Illinois has one of the highest employment levels in the nation for special education teachers. Average annual salaries for special education teachers in Illinois are between $65-70K, depending on the grade level.*

Top special education careers

  • Special Education Teacher
  • Educational Diagnostician
  • Special Education Director

* Bureau of Labor Statistics

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