Special Education at Arkansas State University - Main Campus
A-State is located in Jonesboro, Arkansas and has a total student population of 13,106. Of the 1,815 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Arkansas State University - Main Campus in 2021, 3 of them were special education majors.
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.
A-State Special Education Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Special Ed
- Master’s Degree in Special Ed
Online Classes Are Available at A-State
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, A-State does offer online courses in special ed for the following degree levels:
- Master’s Degree
A-State Special Education Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the special ed progam at A-State compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
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.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The special ed major at A-State is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Special Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.
|Most Popular Online Special Education Schools||15|
|Most Popular Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools||347|
Special Ed Student Demographics at A-State
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at Arkansas State University - Main Campus.
A-State Special Education Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Arkansas State University - Main Campus with a bachelor's in special ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||0|
|Hispanic or Latino||0|
A-State Special Education Master’s Program
Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from A-State, 88% 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 Arkansas State University - Main Campus with a master's in special ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||7|
|Hispanic or Latino||2|
A-State also has a doctoral program available in special ed. In 2021, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.
- Student Counseling
- Curriculum & Instruction
- Teacher Education Grade Specific
- Teacher Education Subject Specific
- Educational Administration
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 AR, the home state for Arkansas State University - Main Campus.
|Occupation||Jobs in AR||Average Salary in AR|
|Special Education Professors||1,290||$51,430|
|Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers||1,290||$49,740|
|Middle School Special Education Teachers||920||$50,790|
|Special Education Preschool Teachers||450||$46,870|
|Special Education Teachers||140||$34,140|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Brandonrush under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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