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James Madison University

Special Education and Teaching, General. (13.1001)
Master's Degree
Enrollment, Awards, Wages, Debt, and Other Outcomes




Special Education
Program Status: Active/Approved to Enroll Students and Confer Degrees
Degree Title: MAT/MED
2010 CIP Code: 131001

Credit HoursProgram Offered
On-Campus:YesYes
Off-Campus:YesNo

Date Progam Approved to Confer Degrees:  Before SCHEV
Enrollments and Awards
Academic YearFall HeadcountAnnual FTEDegrees
2018-19373845
2019-20596828
2020-21414131
2021-22263321
2022-23202218

Average time-to-completion in yearsAverage credits-to-completionAverage monthly earnings six months after graduation
$ 4,618




The table to the right provides the degree award history of each the last five years, disaggregated by state residency. This breakout may may help explain why a relatively low percentage of program completers may appear to be working in Virginia.



Program Graduates by Domicile
YearIn-StateOut-of-StateTotal
2018-1936945
2019-20181028
2020-2126531
2021-2214721
2022-2311718
Five Year Summary10538143
Distribution by Gender and Race/Ethnicity within Five-year Totals,


YearForeign/ InternationalAfrican Am. or Black (NH)Am. Indian/ Native Am. (NH)Asian/ Pacific Islander (NH)HispanicWhite, Caucasian Am. (NH)Multi-Race (NH)Unknown/ Unreported (NH)Total
Sum of the Last 5 Years130014361226143



Wages Earned in 2020

The table below shows the wage data for the select program and places it in the context of all wages at the same degree level of this institution by graduates with at least three (3) quarters of employment.





Post-Completion Wage Outcomes, Earnings in 2022
Graduation YearGrads (n)Grads w/Wages (n)25th PercentileMedian Wage75th Percentile
2011-12 (10 years)16453%$51,642$64,198$80,866
2013-14 (8 years)14259%$54,427$61,376$78,323
2016-17 (5 years)18061%$54,690$58,651$69,355
2018-19 (3 years)19272%$52,820$57,717$66,733
2020-21 (18 months)28174%$102,155$113,478$128,696



Student Debt of Graduates
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Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-189051.4%$ 15,398$ 20,282$ 20,455$ 20,284
2014-15 to 2018-199650.0%$ 15,338$ 20,282$ 20,266$ 20,284
2015-16 to 2019-209951.6%$ 15,336$ 20,282$ 21,294$ 20,284
2016-17 to 2020-218151.9%$ 13,655$ 20,282$ 21,056$ 20,284
2017-18 to 2021-227248.0%$ 11,131$ 20,282$ 19,995$ 20,285
Note: Student borrowing at graduation, excludes PLUS loans, in five-year rollups. Includes all known institutionally-processed borrowing occuring at all public and nonprofit institutions in Virginia. Debt accrued outside Virginia in prior postsecondary activity is not available.
Number of Borrowers and Known Debt at Graduation, Including Parent-PLUS and Grad-PLUS
Borrowers (n)Borrowers (%)25th PercentileMedianMean75th Percentile
2013-14 to 2017-189152.0%$ 15,398$ 20,282$ 22,650$ 29,867
2014-15 to 2018-199750.5%$ 15,340$ 20,282$ 23,075$ 22,758
2015-16 to 2019-2010052.1%$ 15,583$ 20,282$ 23,696$ 23,499
2016-17 to 2020-218151.9%$ 13,655$ 20,284$ 23,750$ 20,286
2017-18 to 2021-227248.0%$ 11,409$ 20,282$ 22,274$ 20,285


More Details on Enrollment History.


More Details on Degree Awards History.


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