Special Education Degree at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College (UTB-TSC)

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Special Education Degree

The special education program at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College prepares students for careers in public schools, private schools, correctional facilities, private learning centers, and mental health facilities. The program focuses on teaching and other educational services to children with special learning needs or disabilities, and that may prepare individuals to function as special education teachers. Program courses include: diagnosing learning disabilities, developing individual education plans, teaching and supervising special education students, special education counseling, and applicable laws and policies. Get more details below including other Texas colleges that offer special education degrees.

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Students Enrolled in the Special Education Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. UTB-TSC offers a master's degree program in special education.

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male5
Female9

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Hispanic12
Non Resident Alien2

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Special Education program at The University of Texas at Brownsville and Texas Southmost College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

Special Education Teachers, Preschool

Description

Teach preschool school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School

Description

Teach elementary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Special Education Teachers, Middle School

Description

Teach middle school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School

Description

Teach secondary school subjects to educationally and physically handicapped students. Includes teachers who specialize and work with audibly and visually handicapped students and those who teach basic academic and life processes skills to the mentally impaired.

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Special Education Programs in Texas

Special Education programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

The University of Texas - Pan American

Edinburg, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 75 students completed this program

Programs

  • Special Education (M)
  • Education, Teaching of the Gifted and Talented (M)

Texas A&M University - Kingsville

Kingsville, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College

Programs

  • Special Education (M)

Texas A&M University - Corpus Christi

Corpus Christi, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 6 students completed this program

Programs

  • Special Education (M)

Texas A&M International University

Laredo, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Special Education (B,M)

University of Houston - Victoria

Victoria, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 8 students completed this program

Programs

  • Special Education (M)

Our Lady of the Lake University - San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Special Education (M)

The University of Texas at San Antonio

San Antonio, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 51 students completed this program

Programs

  • Special Education (B,M)

Texas State University

San Marcos, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 41 students completed this program

Programs

  • Special Education (B,M)

Houston Baptist University

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Special Education (B)

University of Houston

Houston, TX
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Special Education (M)

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FINANCIAL AID RATE
89%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
20:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
26

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$5,438