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Special Education Schools in Alabama

There are 11 Alabama schools offering special education programs. 452 students graduated from programs at Alabama special education schools in 2010. 291 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 152 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

On average, 403 students graduate from special education programs in this state every year. This accounts for 1% of special education students who US schools graduate. More specifically, three students graduated with special education certificates, 152 with a bachelor's level degree, 291 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

11 special education schools are in Alabama. And of these, while one school is private, ten schools are public. While tuition at a public special education school varies from $5,424 to $7,900, tuition at a private special education school is $21,942.

Average tuition for special education programs is $8,192. The lowest tuition in this southern state, which is $5,424 every year, is at the University of North Alabama, while the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $21,942 per year, is at Stamford University.

Schools in Alabama offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for special education students.

Special Education Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

On average, 403 students graduate from special education programs in this state every year. This accounts for 1% of special education students who US schools graduate. More specifically, three students graduated with special education certificates, 152 with a bachelor's level degree, 291 with a degree at the master's level, and six with a degree at the doctorate level.

Special Education Program Completions in Alabama 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 6
  • Certificate 2007: 3
  • Certificate 2008: 2
  • Certificate 2009: 1
  • Certificate 2010: 3
  • Bachelor 2006: 138
  • Bachelor 2007: 169
  • Bachelor 2008: 144
  • Bachelor 2009: 155
  • Bachelor 2010: 152
  • Master 2006: 235
  • Master 2007: 231
  • Master 2008: 198
  • Master 2009: 228
  • Master 2010: 291
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 7
  • Doctorate 2008: 11
  • Doctorate 2009: 7
  • Doctorate 2010: 6

Special Education Program Availability in Alabama

Alabama schools offer a total of 23 special education programs. Of these programs, about 43.5% are programs at the bachelor's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level and the doctoral level.

Special Education Program Availability in Alabama

  • Certificate: 1
  • Bachelor: 10
  • Master: 10
  • Doctorate: 2

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38340
  • 25th Percentile: 42820
  • Median: 49040
  • 75th Percentile: 55440
  • 90th Percentile: 60190

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 38310
  • 25th Percentile: 43410
  • Median: 50110
  • 75th Percentile: 56030
  • 90th Percentile: 59860

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36430
  • 25th Percentile: 42250
  • Median: 49200
  • 75th Percentile: 55470
  • 90th Percentile: 60010

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41060
  • Median Salary 2007: 43500
  • Median Salary 2008: 46310
  • Median Salary 2009: 48200
  • Median Salary 2010: 49040
  • Total Employed 2006: 1090
  • Total Employed 2007: 1000
  • Total Employed 2008: 1280
  • Total Employed 2009: 1320
  • Total Employed 2010: 1130

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 41640
  • Median Salary 2007: 43930
  • Median Salary 2008: 46100
  • Median Salary 2009: 49080
  • Median Salary 2010: 50110
  • Total Employed 2006: 1270
  • Total Employed 2007: 1360
  • Total Employed 2008: 1410
  • Total Employed 2009: 1450
  • Total Employed 2010: 1350

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40430
  • Median Salary 2007: 42990
  • Median Salary 2008: 45370
  • Median Salary 2009: 48110
  • Median Salary 2010: 49200
  • Total Employed 2006: 2100
  • Total Employed 2007: 2340
  • Total Employed 2008: 2240
  • Total Employed 2009: 2380
  • Total Employed 2010: 1940

Alabama vs National Special Education Employment

Alabama vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Alabama: 0.943% (4420)

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1. The University of West Alabama

Station One
Livingston, AL 35470
(205) 652-3400

The University of West Alabama offers two programs in special education. Out of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in special education and one special education degree at the master's level. This mid-sized school, which is very close to Livingston, Alabama, is in a rural area. This school is one of 41 public post-secondary institutions in Alabama. UWA is the tenth largest institution in the state of Alabama offering special education.

2. Athens State University

300 N Beaty St
Athens, AL 35611
(256) 233-8100

Athens State University offers one special education program. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the third biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering special education.

3. Stamford University

800 Lakeshore Drive
Birmingham, AL 35229-2240
(205) 726-2011

Stamford University is located in the suburbs of Birmingham, Alabama and Samford offers one program in special education. Overall, 4,715 students pursue degrees in 79 Samford programs. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering special education programs.

4. The University of North Alabama

One Harrison Plaza
Florence, AL 35632-0001
(256) 765-4100

The University of North Alabama offers one program in special education and this school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Florence, AL. This medium-sized school is a public 4-year institution. UNA is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering special education.

5. The University of South Alabama

307 N University Blvd
Mobile, AL 36688-0002
(251) 460-6101

The University of South Alabama offers two programs in special education. Specifically, USA offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in special education and one master's level degree in special education. This large university, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Mobile, AL. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

6. Alabama State University

915 S Jackson Street
Montgomery, AL 36101-0271
(334) 229-4400

Alabama State University is located in the center of Montgomery. This school offers two special education programs. Out of those, it offers students one special education degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in special education. Overall, 5,705 students pursue degrees in 49 programs at this public school. It ranks ninth in terms of enrollment in the state of Alabama.

7. Tuskegee University

Kresge Center- 3rd Floor
Tuskegee, AL 36088-1920
(334) 727-8011

Tuskegee University is a historically black, 4-year, research institution, founded in 1881. Tuskegee is located in Tuskegee, AL. It offers 41 bachelors level degrees, 13 degrees at the masters level, and three degrees at the doctoral level to students. 2,946 students sought degrees from the 47 programs at Tuskegee in 2010. This university offers subjects including english, nursing, and mechanical engineering. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. It is one of 4 institutions with a medical school in Alabama.

8. The University of Alabama at Birmingham

Administration Bldg Suite 1070
Birmingham, AL 35294-0110
(205) 934-4011

The University of Alabama at Birmingham offers two special education programs. Specifically, students are offered one special education degree at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level special education degree. It is 1.4 miles from the center of the city. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Alabama offering special education.

9. Auburn University

Auburn- Alabama
Auburn, AL 36849
(334) 844-4000

Auburn University offers three special education programs. Of those, it offers one special education degree at the bachelor's level to students, one special education degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level degree in special education. This public university is near the heart of downtown. Overall, 25,078 students seek degrees in 198 AU programs. Auburn is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering special education programs.

10. Alabama A & M University

4900 Meridian St
Normal, AL 35762
(256) 372-5000

Alabama A & M University Is located in the center of Normal. Alabama A&M Offers three special education programs. Of those, this university offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in special education to students and one master's level special education degree. 5,814 students pursue degrees in 71 Alabama A&M programs, overall. In terms of enrollment, Alabama A&M ranks seventh in the state of Alabama.

11. Jacksonville State University

700 Pelham Road North
Jacksonville, AL 36265
(256) 782-5781

Jacksonville State University is located in the suburbs of Jacksonville, Alabama. It offers two programs in special education. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in special education by JSU and one master's level special education degree. It is a public 4-year institution.

12. The University of Alabama

739 University Blvd
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0166
(205) 348-6010

The University of Alabama, which is 1.6 miles from the center of the city, is in Tuscaloosa, AL. It offers four programs in special education. Specifically, students are offered one certificate in special education by UA, one degree at the bachelor's level in special education, one special education degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level special education degree. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. UA is the third oldest institution in the state of Alabama offering special education programs.