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Special Education at American College of Education

If you plan to study special education, take a look at what American College of Education has to offer and decide if the program is a good match for you. Get started with the following essential facts.

American College of Education is located in Indianapolis, Indiana and has a total student population of 8,112.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Special Education section at the bottom of this page.

American College of Education Special Education Degrees Available

  • Basic Certificate in Special Ed (Less Than 1 Year)
  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Online Classes Are Available at American College of Education

If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.

For those who are interested in distance learning, American College of Education does offer online courses in special ed for the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

American College of Education Special Education Rankings

Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.

Special Ed Student Demographics at American College of Education

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at American College of Education.

American College of Education Special Education Master’s Program

88% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 139 students who graduated with a master’s in special ed from American College of Education in 2021, 12% were men and 88% were women.


Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from American College of Education, 80% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from American College of Education with a master's in special ed.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 5
Hispanic or Latino 12
White 111
International Students 6
Other Races/Ethnicities 5

Careers That Special Ed Grads May Go Into

A degree in special ed can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for IN, the home state for American College of Education.

Occupation Jobs in IN Average Salary in IN
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 3,210 $53,570
Special Education Professors 1,960 $53,450
Middle School Special Education Teachers 1,030 $50,880
Interpreters and Translators 870 $41,700
Special Education Preschool Teachers 240 $50,140


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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