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Special Education at Lehman College

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

Lehman is located in Bronx, New York and approximately 15,091 students attend the school each year.

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.

Lehman Special Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Online Classes Are Available at Lehman

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.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Lehman offers distance education options for special ed at the following degree levels:

Lehman 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 Lehman

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

Lehman Special Education Master’s Program

82% Women
76% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 76 students who graduated with a master’s in special ed from Lehman in 2021, 18% were men and 82% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in special ed each year. Lehman does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 6% more men than average.


In the special ed master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 76% of degree recipients. That is 48% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 2
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 34
White 17
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 2

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 NY, the home state for Lehman College.

Occupation Jobs in NY Average Salary in NY
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 18,790 $77,840
Special Education Professors 17,420 $86,330
Middle School Special Education Teachers 10,970 $83,050
Special Education Preschool Teachers 4,860 $83,010
Interpreters and Translators 3,300 $68,940


*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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