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Special Education Schools in Alaska

There are four Alaska schools offering special education programs. 49 students graduated with degrees from Alaska special education schools in 2010. 28 of all these students graduated with certificates and 19 students graduated with masters degrees.

Overview

38 students graduate from programs in this state in special education, on average, every year. More specifically, 28 students graduated with certificates in special education, two with a degree at the associate's level, and 19 with a master's level degree.

Four special education schools are located in Alaska. Out of these, four schools are public. Public special education school tuition varies from $5,130 to $5,358.

Average tuition for special education programs is $5,245. While the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $5,358 every year, is at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, the lowest tuition in this northwestern state is at the University of Alaska Southeast.

Alaska special education schools offer certificates, associates degrees, and masters degrees.

Special Education Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

38 students graduate from programs in this state in special education, on average, every year. More specifically, 28 students graduated with certificates in special education, two with a degree at the associate's level, and 19 with a master's level degree.

Special Education Program Completions in Alaska 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 7
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 4
  • Certificate 2009: 34
  • Certificate 2010: 28
  • Associate 2006: 2
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 4
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Master 2006: 16
  • Master 2007: 17
  • Master 2008: 24
  • Master 2009: 18
  • Master 2010: 19

Special Education Program Availability in Alaska

Schools in Alaska offer a total of six special education programs. Of these programs, approximately 66% are programs at the certificate level. The remaining programs are degrees at the masters level and the associates level.

Special Education Program Availability in Alaska

  • Certificate: 4
  • Associate: 1
  • Master: 1

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 50180
  • 25th Percentile: 61060
  • Median: 67510
  • 75th Percentile: 73990
  • 90th Percentile: 86720

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 47260
  • 25th Percentile: 54900
  • Median: 66080
  • 75th Percentile: 79700
  • 90th Percentile: 102830

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 48810
  • 25th Percentile: 58230
  • Median: 69230
  • 75th Percentile: 85580
  • 90th Percentile: 107670

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57740
  • Median Salary 2007: 58460
  • Median Salary 2008: 60480
  • Median Salary 2009: 65040
  • Median Salary 2010: 67510
  • Total Employed 2006: 230
  • Total Employed 2007: 190
  • Total Employed 2008: 180
  • Total Employed 2009: 210
  • Total Employed 2010: 520

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55700
  • Median Salary 2007: 57610
  • Median Salary 2008: 61360
  • Median Salary 2009: 62690
  • Median Salary 2010: 66080
  • Total Employed 2006: 360
  • Total Employed 2007: 330
  • Total Employed 2008: 300
  • Total Employed 2009: 520
  • Total Employed 2010: 440

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56570
  • Median Salary 2007: 59080
  • Median Salary 2008: 61570
  • Median Salary 2009: 66660
  • Median Salary 2010: 69230
  • Total Employed 2006: 660
  • Total Employed 2007: 660
  • Total Employed 2008: 690
  • Total Employed 2009: 660
  • Total Employed 2010: 640

Alaska vs National Special Education Employment

Alaska vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Alaska: 0.341% (1600)

Special Education Schools in Alaska

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1. Prince William Sound Community College

303 Lowe Street
Valdez, AK 99686-0097
(907) 834-1600

Prince William Sound Community College, which is very close to Valdez, Alaska, is located in a rural setting. This college offers two programs in special education. Of those, it offers one special education certificate to students and one associate's level special education degree. It is a public 2-year institution. It is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering special education programs.

2. The University of Alaska Southeast

11120 Glacier Highway
Juneau, AK 99801-8697
(877) 465-4827

The University of Alaska Southeast is located near Juneau, AK and it offers one special education program. It is one of 6 public post-secondary institutions in Alaska. This small school is the third oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering special education programs.

3. The University of Alaska Fairbanks

505 South Chandalar Drive
Fairbanks, AK 99775-7500
(907) 474-7211

The University of Alaska Fairbanks is located in the suburbs of Fairbanks, Alaska and Alaska offers one special education program. Alaska is the only research university in Alaska. It is the oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in special education.

4. The University of Alaska Anchorage

3211 Providence Drive
Anchorage, AK 99508
(907) 786-1800

The University of Alaska Anchorage is near the center of the city. It offers two special education programs. Out of those, students are offered one special education certificate by UAA and one special education degree at the master's level. It is a public 4-year institution. It is the second oldest institution in the state of Alaska offering programs in special education.