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Fast Facts for Preschool And Elementary Special Ed Teachers in Illinois

  • Cities with highest percentage of jobs relative to population: Springfield, Danville and Rockford
  • Cities with lowest percentage of jobs relative to population: Chicago, Bloomington and Peoria
  • Cities with the highest absolute number of jobs: Chicago, Rockford and Springfield

Salaries for Preschool And Elementary Special Ed Teachers in Illinois

  • Metro areas with the highest median salaries: Rockford, Chicago and Bloomington

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Programs
  • M.Ed. in Special Education: Cross-Categorical (Leads to initial teacher licensure)
  • M.Ed. in Special Education: Cross-Categorical (Does not lead to initial teacher licensure)
  • M.A. in Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Education in Inclusion Education
  • MS Education in Inclusion Education
  • Graduate Certificate in Education in Curriculum & Instruction Strategies

UNE Online, through the College of Graduate and Professional Studies, strives to enhance, expand and enrich learning opportunities in online programs. The UNE Online staff is highly invested in the success of each enrolled student from application to graduation and beyond.

Programs
  • M.Ed. - Program Specialist in Gifted Specialist
  • M.Ed. Teaching and Learning - Special Education
  • MA in Teaching - Special Education
  • • Liberty University’s online programs ranked in the top 10 out of more than 2,100 colleges & universities for academic quality, affordability, and accessibility.*
  • 100% online programs at associate, bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral level.**
  • Transfer up to 90 credits into an undergraduate degree program.
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  • **excludes licensure, certification, and some doctoral programs
Programs
  • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Autism Spectrum Disorder
  • Autism Spectrum Disorder Certificate
  • Master of Education in Special Education, specializing in Applied Behavior Analysis

George Mason University is Virginia's largest public research university. Located near Washington, D.C., Mason enrolls more than 33,000 students from 130 countries and all 50 states. Mason has grown rapidly over the past half-century and is recognized for its innovation and entrepreneurship, remarkable diversity, and commitment to accessibility.  George Mason University is an innovative and inclusive academic community committed to creating a more just, free, and prosperous world. 

 

Programs
  • Special Education - Doctor of Education
  • Special Education - Master of Education
  • Special Education - EdS
  • Ranked among the Best Online Bachelor's Programs in 2014 by U.S. News & World Report.
  • Implements a one-to-one teaching model, partnering one student with one faculty member in each course.
  • 100% of faculty members hold doctoral degrees.
  • No physical residency requirements, allowing students to pursue their degree online.
  • Committed to innovation, diversity, excellence, and accountability since its founding in 1996.
  • Offers several programs in business, education, psychology, and more.
Programs
  • Special Education - 7-12 Certification (M.Ed. plus Certification) - Online             
  • Special Education - Autism Spectrum Disorder (M.Ed.) - Online
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders (Certification) - Online
  • For the 12th consecutive year, Cal U was named one for the best schools in the Northeast by The Princeton Review 
  • Recognized by the U.S. News and World Report for: Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s 2017, Best Online Programs, Grad Education 2017 and Best Online Programs, Bachelor’s for Veterans 2017
  • Quality Online courses at Cal U have the same objectives, content and learning outcomes as campus-based programs and are taught by the same expert professors.
  • Offers private school amenities at a public school cost. Student-to-teacher ratio of 20:1
  • CAL U online programs complete an annual assessment of student learning to ensure outcomes are focused on your success in career entry, advancement or enhancement!
Programs
  • Certificate of Proficiency in Autism Studies
  • MS in Education - Special Education - Master's Only
  • MS in Special Education - Special Education and Wilson Reading System Certification

Saint Joseph’s University is a comprehensive, regionally accredited university. Our national rankings and AACSB accreditation in the Haub School indicate the high quality of our undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs both online and on campus.

Programs
  • Master of Science in Education in Special Education

Founded in 1869 as a land-grant school, the University is known today for its prolific faculty as well as a record of distinguished research and achievement in aerospace, engineering, technology, science, and math.

Programs
  • MS in Education (for Existing Teachers Grades K-12)
  • MS in Education - Educational Psychology
  • MS in Education in Instructional Technology - Adult Learning-Organizations

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Programs
  • Master of Arts in Special Education
  • Master of Education in Learning Design and Technology

Saint Mary's University of Minnesota's Online Master's Programs

At Saint Mary's, we take pride in offering online graduate degrees designed to complement the schedules of working adults like you. Get an affordable, convenient education from a top-ranked university that's grounded in real-world applications.

More Illinois Preschool And Elementary Special Ed Teachers Schools

2016 Occupational Employment Statistics, Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, BLS.gov

School Name
Campus
Highest Award
Enrolled
Peoria
Doctorate
6,053
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
6,810
River Forest
Doctorate
4,126
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
23,401
River Forest
Masters
3,338
Charleston
Masters
12,179
Elmhurst
Masters
3,184
University Park
Doctorate
5,692
Greenville
Masters
1,528
Normal
Doctorate
20,274
Romeoville
Doctorate
5,347
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
15,545
Jacksonville
Bachelor
648
Chicago
Doctorate
7,405
Chicago
Masters
12,814
Dekalb
Doctorate & First Professional
25,254
Evanston
Doctorate & First Professional
19,005
Quincy
Masters
1,323
Rockford
Masters
1,566
Chicago
Doctorate
7,163
Chicago
Masters
5,675
Carbondale
Doctorate & First Professional
20,983
Edwardsville
Masters & First Professional
13,398
Palos Heights
Bachelor
1,367
Chicago
Doctorate & First Professional
25,747
Champaign
Doctorate & First Professional
42,326
Joliet
Masters
3,503
Macomb
Doctorate
13,331

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