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Special Education at Lamar University

What traits are you looking for in a special ed school? To help you decide if Lamar University is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's special ed program.

Lamar University is located in Beaumont, Texas and approximately 16,637 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.

Lamar University Special Education Degrees Available

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

Lamar University Special Education Rankings

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There were 1 student who received their doctoral degrees in special ed, making the school the #48 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Special Ed Student Demographics at Lamar University

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

Lamar University Special Education Master’s Program

93% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 7% of special ed master's degrees went to men and 93% went to women.


Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from Lamar University, 56% 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 43% of degree recipients. That is 15% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 59
Hispanic or Latino 78
White 186
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 4

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 TX, the home state for Lamar University.

Occupation Jobs in TX Average Salary in TX
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 13,470 $57,770
Special Education Professors 12,970 $58,570
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7,620 $56,960
Interpreters and Translators 5,460 $58,650
Special Education Teachers 1,460 $53,840


*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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