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SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

MS Master of Science in Education Special Education Teaching specialization

Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online special education teaching degree include special education teachers and other educators seeking expanded knowledge and skills working with this unique sudent population.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Alternative school
  • Education service center
  • Hospital or clinic
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Nonprofit organization
  • P–12 private school
  • P–12 public school
  • Private tutoring company
  • Residential facility

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Special education consultant
  • Special education teacher
  • Teacher mentor or supervisor

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Some positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

School of Education Master's Degree Graduates

Data from graduates across all Education masters programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

Master's degree graduates from Capella's School of Education report satisfaction with their tasks and responsibilities and with salary and benefits. Two thirds of the respondents work in education - 38% in higher education and 28% in P-12 education.

Satisfaction with Capella Eduation Master's Graduates

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Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.

Many of our School of Education master's degree alumni report advancing in their careers or receiving a salary increase. They also indicate they have assumed a leadership role or received a promotion.

Improvement in Skills &Abilities Education Master's Graduates

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Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.