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Special Education at East Central University

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

ECU is located in Ada, Oklahoma and approximately 3,613 students attend the school each year. In 2019, 8 special ed majors received their bachelor's degree from ECU.

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.

ECU Special Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Ed
  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

Online Classes Are Available at ECU

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

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

  • Master’s Degree

ECU Special Education Rankings

The following rankings from College Factual show how the special ed progam at ECU compares to programs at other colleges and universities.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The special ed major at ECU 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.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Focused Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 192
Best Value Special Education Master’s Degree Schools 203
Best Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 294
Best Value Special Education Schools 319
Most Focused Special Education Master’s Degree Schools 435
Most Popular Special Education Schools 488

In 2019, 3 students received their master’s degree in special ed from ECU. This makes it the #480 most popular school for special ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

Special Ed Student Demographics at ECU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at East Central University.

ECU Special Education Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 0% of special ed bachelor's degrees went to men and 100% went to women.

ECU Gender Breakdown of Special Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 1% more racial-ethnic minorities in its special ed bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from East Central University with a bachelor's in special ed.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Special Education Majors at East Central University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 4
International Students 1
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

ECU Special Education Master’s Program

100% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 3 students earned a master's degree in special ed from ECU. About 100% of these graduates were women and the other 0% were men.

ECU Gender Breakdown of Special Education Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from ECU, 67% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the special ed master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 33% of degree recipients. That is 10% better than the national average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Special Education Majors at East Central University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 2
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

ECU also has a doctoral program available in special ed. In 2019, 0 student graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

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 OK, the home state for East Central University.

Occupation Jobs in OK Average Salary in OK
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 2,100 $42,630
Special Education Professors 1,220 $45,530
Middle School Special Education Teachers 950 $42,600
Interpreters and Translators 540 $35,240
Special Education Teachers 130 $40,300

References

*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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