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Special Education at Jackson State University

Every special education school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the special ed program at Jackson State University stacks up to those at other schools.

Jackson State is located in Jackson, Mississippi and has a total student population of 7,020. Of the 1,155 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Jackson State University in 2019, 6 of them were special education majors.

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.

Jackson State Special Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Special Ed

Online Classes Are Available at Jackson State

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.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? Jackson State offers distance education options for special ed at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

Jackson State Special Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks special ed programs across the country. The following shows how Jackson State performed in these rankings.

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 Jackson State 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 290
Most Popular Special Education Schools 600

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

Special Ed Student Demographics at Jackson State

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

Jackson State Special Education Bachelor’s Program

83% Women
100% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 students graduated with a bachelor's degree in special ed from Jackson State. About 17% were men and 83% were women.

Jackson State Gender Breakdown of Special Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 76% more racial-ethnic minorities in its special ed bachelor's program than the national average.*

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Special Education Majors at Jackson State University
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 0
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Jackson State 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 MS, the home state for Jackson State University.

Occupation Jobs in MS Average Salary in MS
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 2,300 $46,590
Special Education Professors 1,230 $49,460
Middle School Special Education Teachers 850 $48,800
Interpreters and Translators 140 $52,110
Special Education Preschool Teachers 40 $46,590


*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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