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Special Education Schools in Alaska

52 Special Ed students earned their degrees in the state in 2020-2021.

In this state, Special Education is the 3rd most popular major out of a total 9 majors commonly available.

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
Post-Master’s Certificate 25
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 25
Master’s Degree 21
Bachelor’s Degree 6

Gender Distribution

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


Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.9%
  • Black or African American: 1.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 5.8%
  • White: 76.9%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.0%
  • Other Races: 13.5%

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Alaska

In this state, there are 1,560 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.


Wages for Special Education Jobs in Alaska

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $65,500, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.


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

29 Degrees in Major Awarded
32% Graduation Rate
2,070 Total Students

The 5.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. 88% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $10,292.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
31% Graduation Rate
11,953 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $11,782. 52% of the teachers are full time.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
6,813 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.52 years. Graduates earn an average $35,456 after graduation. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time.

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 145
Educational Administration 55
General Education 26
Teacher Education Subject Specific 24
Student Counseling 21
Instructional Media Design 7
Multilingual Education 1

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