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Special Education Schools in Maryland

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

A Special Education major is the 5th 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
22,923 Total Students

The 3.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $40,700 after graduation. 81% of students get financical aid.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
41,200 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.30%. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1. The full-time teacher rate is 78%.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
26,152 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. The 1.10% student loan default rate is lower than average. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $62,700 after earning their degree at this institution.

37 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,371 Total Students

47% of the teachers are full time. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $42,400 after earning their degree at this institution. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,444.

#5

McDaniel College

Westminster
24 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
2,780 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 23% are considered full time. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. An average student at McDaniel will pay a net price of $22,302.

#6

Hood College

Frederick
12 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
2,005 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 10 to 1. 47% of the teachers are full time. The student loan default rate is 5.20% which is lower than average.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
41% Graduation Rate
6,320 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 16 to 1. It takes the average student 4.94 years to graduate. The full-time teacher rate is 50%.

7 Degrees in Major Awarded
33% Graduation Rate
3,193 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,745. 73% of the teachers are full time.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
81% Graduation Rate
5,645 Total Students

The average student takes 4.04 years to complete their degree at Loyola Maryland. The student to faculty ratio is 11 to 1. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $50,700 a year.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
12,886 Total Students

21% of the teachers are full time. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 43% of students receive it. In their early career, AACC grads earn an average salary of $29,700.

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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