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Special Education Schools in Mississippi

301 students earned Special Ed degrees in Mississippi in the 2018-2019 year.

In this state, Special Education is the 4th most popular major out of a total 11 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Special Education Majors in Mississippi

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 241
Bachelor’s Degree 47
Associate’s Degree 13

Gender Distribution

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

Special Education Majors in MS Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 0.3%
  • Black or African American: 27.6%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 0.3%
  • White: 70.1%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.3%
  • Other Races: 1.3%
Special Education Majors in MS Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Special Education Grads in Mississippi

In this state, there are 4,600 people employed in jobs related to a special ed degree, compared to 532,840 nationwide.

Special Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MS

Wages for Special Education Jobs in Mississippi

A typical salary for a special ed grad in the state is $48,800, compared to a typical salary of $62,500 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 16 colleges in Mississippi that offer special ed degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

143 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
5,040 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $18,905. 99% of students get financical aid. In their early career, William Carey University grads earn an average salary of $31,400.

57 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
4,733 Total Students

100% of students get financical aid. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 14 to 1. The average student takes 4.31 years to complete their degree at MC.

#3

Mississippi State University

Mississippi State
35 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
22,226 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 20 to 1. Of all the students who attend this school, 96% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.56 years.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
14,133 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 98%. 94% of students get financical aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.60 years.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
21,617 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 7.50%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $35,100 a year. 84% of the teachers are full time.

8 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
3,751 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.65 years. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 13 to 1. 97% of students get financical aid.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
7,020 Total Students

17 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 68%. Graduates earn an average $25,100 after graduation.

5 Degrees in Major Awarded
8,954 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 19 to 1. 66% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College grads earn an average salary of $22,100.

4 Degrees in Major Awarded
4,768 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $5,465. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $22,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 18 to 1.

3 Degrees in Major Awarded
3,606 Total Students

99% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $23,500 after graduation. The full-time teacher rate is 79%.

Special Education Careers in MS

Some of the careers special ed majors go into include:

Job Title MS Job Growth MS Median Salary
Interpreters and Translators 10% $49,050
Special Education Professors 8% $47,670
Middle School Special Education Teachers 8% $47,340
Kindergarten or Elementary School Special Education Teachers 7% $45,420

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

Major Annual Graduates in MS
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,317
Educational Administration 709
Teacher Education Subject Specific 641
General Education 265
Student Counseling 165
Curriculum & Instruction 145
Other Education 94
Instructional Media Design 40

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