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Special Education Schools in Arizona

There are eight schools in the state of Arizona offering special education programs. 1,555 students graduated with degrees from Arizona special education schools in 2010. 1,264 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 247 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

1,473 students graduate from special education programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 5% of special education students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 32 students graduated with certificates in special education, two with an associate's level degree, 247 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,264 with a master's level degree, and ten with a degree at the doctorate level.

Eight special education schools are in Arizona. And of these, while three schools are public, five schools are private. While tuition at a public special education school varies from $7,672 to $8,237, tuition at a private special education school varies from $10,056 to $26,235.

Average tuition for special education programs is $13,772. While the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $26,235 every year, is at Prescott College, the lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,672 each year, is at Northern Arizona University.

Arizona special education schools offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Special Education Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

1,473 students graduate from special education programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 5% of special education students who US schools graduate. More specifically, 32 students graduated with certificates in special education, two with an associate's level degree, 247 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,264 with a master's level degree, and ten with a degree at the doctorate level.

Special Education Program Completions in Arizona 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 49
  • Certificate 2007: 33
  • Certificate 2008: 24
  • Certificate 2009: 22
  • Certificate 2010: 32
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 170
  • Bachelor 2007: 222
  • Bachelor 2008: 261
  • Bachelor 2009: 226
  • Bachelor 2010: 247
  • Master 2006: 587
  • Master 2007: 1010
  • Master 2008: 1095
  • Master 2009: 1061
  • Master 2010: 1264
  • Doctorate 2006: 9
  • Doctorate 2007: 5
  • Doctorate 2008: 12
  • Doctorate 2009: 11
  • Doctorate 2010: 10

Special Education Program Availability in Arizona

Schools in this state offer a total of 34 special education programs. Of these programs, about 35.3% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Special Education Program Availability in Arizona

  • Certificate: 11
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 9
  • Master: 12
  • Doctorate: 1

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 31200
  • 25th Percentile: 35350
  • Median: 41230
  • 75th Percentile: 47760
  • 90th Percentile: 59240

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32740
  • 25th Percentile: 37350
  • Median: 45010
  • 75th Percentile: 54780
  • 90th Percentile: 67820

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 27270
  • 25th Percentile: 32920
  • Median: 39670
  • 75th Percentile: 48290
  • 90th Percentile: 59110

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 36580
  • Median Salary 2007: 37890
  • Median Salary 2008: 39470
  • Median Salary 2009: 40610
  • Median Salary 2010: 41230
  • Total Employed 2006: 890
  • Total Employed 2007: 970
  • Total Employed 2008: 830
  • Total Employed 2009: 930
  • Total Employed 2010: 920

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39540
  • Median Salary 2007: 40540
  • Median Salary 2008: 42550
  • Median Salary 2009: 45180
  • Median Salary 2010: 45010
  • Total Employed 2006: 1010
  • Total Employed 2007: 1160
  • Total Employed 2008: 1070
  • Total Employed 2009: 1120
  • Total Employed 2010: 1130

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 35870
  • Median Salary 2007: 37490
  • Median Salary 2008: 39550
  • Median Salary 2009: 39420
  • Median Salary 2010: 39670
  • Total Employed 2006: 2520
  • Total Employed 2007: 2680
  • Total Employed 2008: 2920
  • Total Employed 2009: 3340
  • Total Employed 2010: 3260

Arizona vs National Special Education Employment

Arizona vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Arizona: 1.133% (5310)

Special Education Schools in Arizona

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1. Brown Mackie College - Tucson

4585 E Speedway Blvd.
Tucson, AZ 85712
(520) 319-3300

Brown Mackie College-Tucson is near the heart of downtown and it offers one program in special education. Overall, 800 students seek degrees in 13 programs at this very small school. This school is the biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering special education in terms of programs.

2. The University of Phoenix - Southern Arizona

300 S. Craycroft Road
Tucson, AZ 85711-4574
(520) 881-6512

The University of Phoenix-Southern Arizona offers one special education program and this school, which is 3.0 miles from the center of the city, is located in Tucson, AZ.

3. Ottawa University - Phoenix

10020 North 25th Avenue
Phoenix, AZ 85021
(602) 371-1188

Ottawa University-Phoenix is near the heart of downtown. This school offers two special education programs. Of those, it offers one certificate in special education to students and one degree at the master's level in special education. It is a 4-year institution.

4. Pima Community College

401 North Bonita Avenue
Tucson, AZ 85709-5000
(520) 206-4500

Pima Community College offers one program in special education and this college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Tucson, AZ. Overall, 36,823 students pursue degrees in 112 Pima Community College programs. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering special education in terms of programs.

5. The University of Phoenix - Phoenix-Hohokam

4635 E Elwood St
Phoenix, AZ 85040-1958
(480) 557-2000

The University of Phoenix-Phoenix-Hohokam offers two special education programs. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in special education to students and one master's level degree in special education. This school is in Phoenix, Arizona, where students can enjoy a rural setting.

6. Northern Arizona University

Knoles Drive- Babbitt Administrative Center
Flagstaff, AZ 86011-4132
(928) 523-9011

Northern Arizona University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Flagstaff, AZ. It offers four programs in special education. More specifically, this university offers two certificates in special education to students, one bachelor's level special education degree, and one master's level special education degree. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. This large university is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Arizona offering special education.

7. The University of Arizona

1401 E University
Tucson, AZ 85721-0066
(520) 621-2211

The University of Arizona, which is 1.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tucson, AZ. The UA offers four special education programs. Out of those, students are offered one special education certificate by this university, one degree at the bachelor's level in special education, one special education degree at the master's level, and one special education degree at the doctorate level. This university is one of 2 institutions with a medical school in Arizona. In terms of enrollment, it ranks third in the state of Arizona.

8. Prescott College

220 Grove Ave
Prescott, AZ 86301
(877) 350-2100

Prescott College is 0.5 miles from the center of the city. It offers 14 special education programs. More specifically, this liberal arts college offers students five certificates in special education, five bachelor's level special education degrees, and four master's level special education degrees. This liberal arts college is the only liberal arts college in Arizona. In terms of enrollment, it ranks tenth in the state of Arizona.

9. Estrella Mountain Community College

3000 N Dysart Rd
Avondale, AZ 85323-1000
(623) 935-8000

Founded in 1992, Estrella Mountain Community College is a public 2-year institution. It is in the suburbs of Avondale, Arizona. Students are offered 34 certificates and 34 associates level degrees by it. 8,122 students pursued degrees from the 52 programs at this college in 2010. It offers subjects such as accounting and technology. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits it. This medium-sized college is one of 17 community colleges in Arizona.