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Special Education at McDaniel College

Every special education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the special ed program at McDaniel College stacks up to those at other schools.

McDaniel is located in Westminster, Maryland and approximately 2,931 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.

McDaniel Special Education Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Special Ed

McDaniel Special Education Rankings

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Special Ed Student Demographics at McDaniel

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

McDaniel Special Education Master’s Program

68% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 22 special ed majors earned their master's degree from McDaniel. Of these graduates, 32% were men and 68% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 13% men graduate in special ed each year. McDaniel does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 19% more men than average.


Of the students who received a special ed master's degree from McDaniel, 68% were white. This is typical for this degree on the natiowide level.

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 15
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 MD, the home state for McDaniel College.

Occupation Jobs in MD Average Salary in MD
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 3,970 $64,590
Middle School Special Education Teachers 3,280 $72,880
Special Education Professors 2,150 $71,340
Interpreters and Translators 1,120 $70,530
Special Education Preschool Teachers 360 $61,210


*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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