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Special Education Schools in Arizona

1,945 Special Ed students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

In this state, Special Education is the 3rd most popular major out of a total 15 majors commonly available.

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
96,211 Total Students

98% of students get financical aid. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 8% are considered full time. The student loan default rate is 5.60% which is lower than average.

195 Degrees in Major Awarded
52% Graduation Rate
30,733 Total Students

In their early career, NAU grads earn an average salary of $34,400. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 66% are considered full time. It takes the average student 4.37 years to graduate.

124 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
44,577 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.36 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. This public school has an average net price of $14,553.

82 Degrees in Major Awarded
66% Graduation Rate
53,286 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it. Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.33 years to graduate.

49 Degrees in Major Awarded
11% Graduation Rate
94,724 Total Students

An average student at UOPX - Arizona will pay a net price of $15,123. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $28,400 after earning their degree at this institution. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 38 to 1.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,929 Total Students

The 6.20% student loan default rate is lower than average. This public school has an average net price of $8,840. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
19,512 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. The student to faculty ratio is 26 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $25,800 a year.

12 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
11,420 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.24 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. A typical student attending ASU - Downtown Phoenix will pay a net price of $11,741.

9 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
5,243 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,300 after earning their degree at this institution. Most students complete their degree in 4.51 years. 93% of students get financical aid.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
45,073 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $38,300 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 64%. 82% of students are awarded financial aid at this school.

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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