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Special Education Schools in Alaska

73 Special Ed students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, Special Education is the 19th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Alaska

Special Ed majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 36
Post-Master’s Certificate 34
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 34
Bachelor’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

In Alaska, a special ed major is more popular with women than with men.

Special Education Majors in AK Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of special ed majors in Alaska is as follows:

  • Asian: 1.4%
  • Black or African American: 1.4%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.4%
  • White: 86.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 9.6%
Special Education Majors in AK Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Alaska

1,560 people in the state and 532,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to special ed.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. AK

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Alaska

In this state, special ed grads earn an average of $65,500. Nationwide, they make an average of $62,500.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 3 colleges in Alaska that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 3 below:

33 Degrees in Major Awarded
25% Graduation Rate
2,266 Total Students

84% of students get financical aid. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,500 after earning their degree at this institution. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $10,258.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
27% Graduation Rate
14,644 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 5.01 years. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $36,000 a year. Of all the students who attend this school, 82% get financial aid.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
7,404 Total Students

61% of the teachers are full time. A typical student attending UAF will pay a net price of $11,297. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

Special Education Careers in AK

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title AK Job Growth AK Median Salary
Special Education Teachers 3% $58,280
Special Education Preschool Teachers 0% $66,710
Middle School Special Education Teachers 0% $73,030
Interpreters and Translators 0% $52,450
Special Education Professors 0% $76,220
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 0% $72,050

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to special ed.

Major Annual Graduates in AK
Teacher Education Grade Specific 202
General Education 60
Educational Administration 45
Teacher Education Subject Specific 24
Multilingual Education 14
Instructional Media Design 10
Student Counseling 6
Teaching Assistant/Aide 4

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