Special Education at George Washington UniversityGeorge Washington University. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.
GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and has a total student population of 27,017.
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.
GWU Special Education Degrees Available
- Master’s Degree in Special Ed
- Doctorate Degree in Special Ed
Online Classes Are Available at GWU
Don't have the time or the flexibility in your schedule to take traditional classes? Online courses may be the perfect solution for you. They allow independent learners to study when and where they want to while offering the rigor of in-person classes.
GWU does offer online education options in special ed for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:
- Master’s Degree
GWU Special Education Rankings
Note: Although rankings can help you see some information about a school, it's not a good idea to depend on them alone. Be sure to check out other things about the school before making your decision to attend.
Special Ed Student Demographics at GWU
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the special ed majors at George Washington University.
GWU Special Education Master’s Program
Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from GWU, 55% 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 35% of degree recipients. That is 7% better than the national average.*
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a master's in special ed.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||11|
|Hispanic or Latino||5|
- General Education
- Educational Assessment
- Instructional Media Design
- Other Education
- Student Counseling
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 DC, the home state for George Washington University.
|Occupation||Jobs in DC||Average Salary in DC|
|Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers||630||$78,830|
|Interpreters and Translators||490||$93,730|
|Special Education Professors||490||$73,240|
|Special Education Teachers||160||$67,310|
*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 Michiel1972 under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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