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Special Education at LIU Post

If you are interested in studying special education, you may want to check out the program at LIU Post. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

LIU Post is located in Brookville, New York and has a total student population of 15,066.

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.

LIU Post Special Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

LIU Post Special Education Rankings

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In 2021, 173 students received their master’s degree in special ed from LIU Post. This makes it the #16 most popular school for special ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

Special Ed Student Demographics at LIU Post

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

LIU Post Special Education Master’s Program

73% Women
51% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 173 students who earned a master's degree in Special Education from LIU Post in 2020-2021, 27% were men and 73% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in special ed each year. LIU Post does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 14% more men than average.


In the special ed master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 51% of degree recipients. That is 23% better than the national average.*

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 38
Hispanic or Latino 42
White 58
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 31

LIU Post also has a doctoral program available in special ed. In 2021, 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 NY, the home state for LIU Post.

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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