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Special Education Schools in Arizona

1,945 students earned Special Ed degrees in Arizona in the 2018-2019 year.

A Special Education major is the 16th most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Arizona

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,260
Bachelor’s Degree 601
Post-Master’s Certificate 54
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 54
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 24
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 24
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Associate’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in AZ Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.8%
  • Black or African American: 15.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 12.9%
  • White: 58.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.5%
  • Other Races: 10.4%
Special Education Majors in AZ Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Arizona

In this state, there are 10,390 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. AZ

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Arizona

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $44,590, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 15 colleges in Arizona that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

1,398 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
90,253 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 8% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $21,197. Of all the students who attend this school, 98% get financial aid.

195 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
31,066 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,326. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.60%. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,097 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 6.00%. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $36,900 after earning their degree at this institution.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
51,585 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average. A typical student attending ASU - Tempe will pay a net price of $11,644. The student to faculty ratio is 20 to 1.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
95,777 Total Students

In their early career, UOPX - Arizona grads earn an average salary of $28,400. This private school has an average net price of $15,123. It takes the average student 5.31 years to graduate.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,445 Total Students

In their early career, ASU - West grads earn an average salary of $38,300. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1. The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,594 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 27%. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $3,817.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,584 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 54% are considered full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,300 a year.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
5,095 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average. A typical student attending ASU - Polytechnic will pay a net price of $10,657. Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
38,540 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 23 to 1. The student loan default rate is 6.20% which is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution.

Special Education Careers in AZ

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title AZ Job Growth AZ Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 32% $40,280
Special Education Teachers 27% $48,320
Special Education Preschool Teachers 13% $42,930
Special Education Professors 10% $47,990
Middle School Special Education Teachers 10% $43,620
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 9% $44,660

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

Major Annual Graduates in AZ
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5,108
Educational Administration 1,955
Curriculum & Instruction 1,404
Teacher Education Subject Specific 1,042
General Education 650
Teaching English or French 286
Instructional Media Design 240
Student Counseling 182

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