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Special Education Schools in Nevada

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

In terms of popularity, Special Education is the 33rd most popular major in the state out of a total 201 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Nevada

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 134
Bachelor’s Degree 39
Associate’s Degree 35
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 3
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 3
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 2
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 2

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in NV Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 5.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 22.1%
  • White: 56.8%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 8.5%
Special Education Majors in NV Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Nevada

2,860 people in the state and 532,840 in the nation are employed in jobs related to special ed.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. NV

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Nevada

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $53,640, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 7 colleges in Nevada that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 7 below:

136 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
30,457 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 96%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 94% of students receive it. 21 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

35 Degrees in Major Awarded
34,169 Total Students

22 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Graduates earn an average $28,500 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 99% are considered full time.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
21,463 Total Students

In their early career, UNR grads earn an average salary of $37,700. 20 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. 95% of the teachers are full time.

#4

Nevada State College

Henderson
14 Degrees in Major Awarded
14% Graduation Rate
4,930 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 8.50%. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $12,980. It takes the average student 5.00 years to graduate.

#5

Sierra Nevada College

Incline Village
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
889 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.33 years. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 9.00%. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 100% of students receive it.

2 Degrees in Major Awarded
2% Graduation Rate
3,451 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 28%. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $25,600 after earning their degree at this institution. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $7,502.

#7

Western Nevada College

Carson City
0 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,327 Total Students

24% of the teachers are full time. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,700 a year. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1.

Special Education Careers in NV

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title NV Job Growth NV Median Salary
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 21% $50,280
Special Education Preschool Teachers 20% $0
Special Education Professors 20% $59,050
Middle School Special Education Teachers 19% $51,410

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

Major Annual Graduates in NV
Teacher Education Grade Specific 683
Curriculum & Instruction 195
Educational Administration 175
Student Counseling 83
Teacher Education Subject Specific 63
General Education 29
Other Education 14
Multilingual Education 12

View all majors related to Special Education

View Nationwide Special Education Report

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