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Special Education Schools in Maryland

In 2018-2019, 350 students earned their Special Ed degrees in MD.

A Special Education major is the 52nd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Maryland

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 164
Bachelor’s Degree 139
Post-Master’s Certificate 38
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 38
Award Taking Less Than 1 Year 7
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 2

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 3.1%
  • Black or African American: 8.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.6%
  • White: 75.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 2.0%
  • Other Races: 6.6%
Special Education Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Maryland

10,880 people in the state and 532,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to special ed.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Maryland

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $64,590, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Maryland that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

153 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,709 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 53%. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $18,186. The student loan default rate is 3.50% which is lower than average.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
40,743 Total Students

A typical student attending UMCP will pay a net price of $18,457. 74% of students get financical aid. It takes the average student 4.23 years to graduate.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
27,079 Total Students

In their early career, Johns Hopkins grads earn an average salary of $62,700. The student loan default rate is 1.10% which is lower than average. 70% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,277 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 4.80% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 7 to 1. An average student at NDMU will pay a net price of $29,444.

#5

McDaniel College

Westminster
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
2,851 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. This private school has an average net price of $22,302.

#6

Hood College

Frederick
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
2,002 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,500 a year. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
6,171 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $32,100 after graduation. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,510. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 90% of students receive it.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
2,886 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. 73% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, UMES grads earn an average salary of $26,200.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
5,473 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 92% get financial aid. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at Loyola Maryland.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,655 Total Students

21% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $29,700 a year. This public school has an average net price of $15,268.

Special Education Careers in MD

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Special Education Preschool Teachers 10% $57,810
Special Education Teachers 8% $42,440
Special Education Professors 8% $69,510
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 8% $61,730
Middle School Special Education Teachers 7% $72,000
Interpreters and Translators 7% $71,280

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

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,367
General Education 1,258
Educational Administration 563
Teacher Education Subject Specific 531
Curriculum & Instruction 323
Instructional Media Design 181
Student Counseling 140
Other Education 116

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