Basic Certificate in Special Education
Education Levels of Special Ed Majors
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 554 students earned their basic certificate in special ed. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in special ed at each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Earnings of Special Ed Majors With Basic Certificate
More women than men pursue their basic certificate in special ed. About 90.6% of graduates with this degree are female.
|Gender||Number of Grads|
The racial-ethnic distribution of special ed basic certificate students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||27|
|Hispanic or Latino||230|
Below are some popular majors that are similar to special ed that offer basic certificate.
|Major||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||5,914|
|Teaching English or French||544|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||526|
*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
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