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Special Education at Wayne State College

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

WSC is located in Wayne, Nebraska and approximately 3,890 students attend the school each year. In the 2018-2019 academic year, 26 students received a bachelor's degree in special ed from WSC.

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.

WSC Special Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Ed

Online Classes Are Available at WSC

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.

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

  • Master’s Degree

WSC Special Education Rankings

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

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.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The special ed major at WSC 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
Best Value Special Education Schools 53
Best Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 72
Most Popular Special Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 94
Best Special Education Schools 118
Most Focused Special Education Schools 125
Most Popular Special Education Schools 304
Most Popular Special Education Master’s Degree Schools 567

In 2019, 0 student received their master’s degree in special ed from WSC. This is the #565 most popular school for special ed master’s degree candidates in the country.

Special Ed Student Demographics at WSC

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

WSC Special Education Bachelor’s Program

88% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
For the most recent academic year available, 12% of special ed bachelor's degrees went to men and 88% went to women.

WSC Gender Breakdown of Special Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 92% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in special ed at WSC are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Special Education Majors at Wayne State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 1
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 24
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

WSC 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 NE, the home state for Wayne State College.

Occupation Jobs in NE Average Salary in NE
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 1,150 $57,870
Special Education Professors 1,010 $59,490
Interpreters and Translators 790 $43,760
Middle School Special Education Teachers 570 $58,360
Special Education Preschool Teachers 150 $55,900


*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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