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Special Education Schools in Florida

There are 29 schools in the state of Florida offering special education programs. 1,989 students graduated with degrees from Florida special education schools in 2010. 1,013 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 637 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

1,863 students graduate from special education programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from special education programs. Specifically, 291 students graduated with special education certificates, 38 with an associate's level degree, 637 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,013 with a master's level degree, and ten with a doctorate level degree.

29 special education schools are located in this state. And out of these, while 17 schools are public, 12 schools are private. While tuition at a private special education school varies from $12,048 to $37,836, public special education school tuition varies from $2,450 to $5,238.

Average tuition for special education programs is $11,421. While the lowest tuition in Florida, which is $2,450 every year, is at Florida State College at Jacksonville, the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $37,836 every year, is at the University of Miami.

Special education schools in Florida offer certificates, associates degrees, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees.

Special Education Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

1,863 students graduate from special education programs in this state, on average, each year. This accounts for 6% of students who US schools graduate from special education programs. Specifically, 291 students graduated with special education certificates, 38 with an associate's level degree, 637 with a bachelor's level degree, 1,013 with a master's level degree, and ten with a doctorate level degree.

Special Education Program Completions in Florida 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 87
  • Certificate 2007: 137
  • Certificate 2008: 191
  • Certificate 2009: 216
  • Certificate 2010: 291
  • Associate 2006: 35
  • Associate 2007: 49
  • Associate 2008: 49
  • Associate 2009: 53
  • Associate 2010: 38
  • Bachelor 2006: 443
  • Bachelor 2007: 525
  • Bachelor 2008: 606
  • Bachelor 2009: 589
  • Bachelor 2010: 637
  • Master 2006: 651
  • Master 2007: 775
  • Master 2008: 870
  • Master 2009: 897
  • Master 2010: 1013
  • Doctorate 2006: 5
  • Doctorate 2007: 14
  • Doctorate 2008: 22
  • Doctorate 2009: 10
  • Doctorate 2010: 10

Special Education Program Availability in Florida

Schools in Florida offer a total of 72 programs in special education. Of these programs, 41.7% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the associates level, and the doctoral level.

Special Education Program Availability in Florida

  • Certificate: 7
  • Associate: 5
  • Bachelor: 26
  • Master: 30
  • Doctorate: 4

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36300
  • 25th Percentile: 41560
  • Median: 49130
  • 75th Percentile: 63280
  • 90th Percentile: 74760

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 35410
  • 25th Percentile: 41040
  • Median: 48930
  • 75th Percentile: 62860
  • 90th Percentile: 74760

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 36130
  • 25th Percentile: 41500
  • Median: 49530
  • 75th Percentile: 63380
  • 90th Percentile: 74840

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44990
  • Median Salary 2007: 48520
  • Median Salary 2008: 50090
  • Median Salary 2009: 49050
  • Median Salary 2010: 49130
  • Total Employed 2006: 5130
  • Total Employed 2007: 5380
  • Total Employed 2008: 5020
  • Total Employed 2009: 4400
  • Total Employed 2010: 4370

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 44910
  • Median Salary 2007: 48830
  • Median Salary 2008: 49110
  • Median Salary 2009: 49290
  • Median Salary 2010: 48930
  • Total Employed 2006: 5420
  • Total Employed 2007: 6240
  • Total Employed 2008: 5720
  • Total Employed 2009: 4680
  • Total Employed 2010: 4520

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46400
  • Median Salary 2007: 49670
  • Median Salary 2008: 50250
  • Median Salary 2009: 49130
  • Median Salary 2010: 49530
  • Total Employed 2006: 9590
  • Total Employed 2007: 10690
  • Total Employed 2008: 11330
  • Total Employed 2009: 10620
  • Total Employed 2010: 10460

Florida vs National Special Education Employment

Florida vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Florida: 4.127% (19350)

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1. Chipola College

3094 Indian Circle
Marianna, FL 32446-2053
(850) 526-2761

Chipola College offers one program in special education and it is in town of Marianna, Florida. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

2. The University of South Florida - St. Petersburg

140 Seventh Ave S.
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-9807
(727) 873-4873

The University of South Florida-St. Petersburg is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown. It offers two special education programs. Specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in special education to students and one degree at the master's level in special education. Overall, 3,944 students seek degrees in 33 programs at UOPX.

3. Warner University

13895 Hwy 27
Lake Wales, FL 33859-8797
(863) 638-1426

Warner University is in Lake Wales, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in special education. 1,082 students pursue degrees in 29 programs at WU, overall.

4. Southeastern University

1000 Longfellow Blvd
Lakeland, FL 33801-6034
(863) 667-5000

Founded in 1935, Southeastern University is a 4-year institution. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Lakeland, FL. This school offers one associates level degree, 40 bachelors level degrees, and seven masters level degrees to students. In 2010, 2,779 students sought degrees from the 45 programs at this school. It offers subjects including science and film. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

5. Clearwater Christian College

3400 Gulf to Bay Blvd
Clearwater, FL 33759-4595
(727) 726-1153

Clearwater Christian College is a 4-year institution, founded in 1966. CCC, which is near the center of the city, is located in Clearwater, FL. This liberal arts college offers subjects such as teaching and sports management. It offers students two degrees at the associates level, 30 degrees at the bachelors level, and one degree at the masters level. 567 students sought degrees from the 32 programs at this school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits this school. It is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

6. Loraines Academy Inc

1012 58th St N
St. Petersburg, FL 33710
(727) 347-4247x105

Loraines Academy Inc offers one program in special education and this school, which is 4.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in St. Petersburg, FL. Overall, 238 students seek degrees in five Loraines Academy Inc programs. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Florida offering special education in terms of programs.

7. Lynn University

3601 N. Military Trail
Boca Raton, FL 33431-5598
(561) 237-7000

Lynn University offers one special education program and this school, which is 2.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Boca Raton, FL. Overall, 2,108 students seek degrees in 30 programs at this school.

8. Carlos Albizu University - Miami

2173 N.W. 99th Avenue
Miami, FL 33172-2209
(305) 593-1223

Carlos Albizu University-Miami is located in Miami, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and this school offers one program in special education.

9. Flagler College - Tallahassee

444 Appleyard Dr
Tallahassee, FL 32304
(850) 201-8070

Flagler College-Tallahassee offers one program in special education and it is near the center of the city. Overall, 497 students seek degrees in four Flagler programs.

10. Bethune-Cookman University

640 Dr Mary McLeod Bethune Blvd
Daytona Beach, FL 32114-3099
(386) 481-2000

Bethune-Cookman University is a historically black 4-year institution, founded in 1904. B-CU, which is 0.6 miles from the center of the city, is located in Daytona Beach, FL. It offers subjects such as math and elementary education. Students are offered 35 degrees at the bachelors level and one masters level degree by it. In 2010, 3,577 students pursued degrees from the 36 programs at this school. This liberal arts college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. B-CU is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

11. Florida Memorial University

15800 NW 42 Avenue
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6199
(305) 626-3600

Florida Memorial University is located in the suburbs of Miami Gardens, Florida. This school offers two special education programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in special education by it and one special education degree at the master's level. Overall, 1,891 students seek degrees in 36 FMU programs. This small school is the tenth largest institution in the state of Florida offering special education in terms of programs.

12. Flagler College - St Augustine

74 King Street
St. Augustine, FL 32084
(904) 829-6481

Flagler College-St Augustine offers two programs in special education. It offers two bachelor's level special education degrees to students. It is in the suburbs of St. Augustine, Florida. It is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida. In terms of programs, this school is the second largest institution in the state of Florida offering special education.

13. Barry University

11300 NE 2nd Ave
Miami, FL 33161-6695
(800) 756-6000

Barry University 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 degree in special education. This school is located in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. This school is a 4-year institution. This school is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering special education in terms of programs.

14. The University of South Florida - Main

4202 East Fowler Ave
Tampa, FL 33620-9951
(813) 974-2011

The University of South Florida-Main offers six programs in special education. More specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in special education by it and five special education degrees at the master's level. This large university, which is 7.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Tampa, FL. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. This university is the second largest institution in the state of Florida offering special education in terms of programs.

15. St Petersburg College

6021 142nd Ave
Largo, FL 33760
(727) 341-4772

St Petersburg College is located in the suburbs of Largo, Florida. SPC offers two special education programs. Out of those, this big school offers students one associate's level special education degree and one bachelor's level degree in special education. This school is a public 4-year institution.

16. The University of Central Florida

4000 Central Florida Blvd
Orlando, FL 32816
(407) 823-2000

The University of Central Florida is in the suburbs of Orlando, Florida. It offers two special education programs. Out of those, UCF offers students one bachelor's level special education degree and one degree at the master's level in special education. 56,106 students seek degrees in 184 programs at UCF, overall.

17. Indian River State College

3209 Virginia Ave
Fort Pierce, FL 34981-5596
(772) 462-4772

Indian River State College offers one program in special education and it is located in the suburbs of Fort Pierce, Florida. Overall, 17,511 students pursue degrees in 103 Indian River State College programs.

18. Florida Atlantic University

777 Glades Rd
Boca Raton, FL 33431-0991
(561) 297-3000

Florida Atlantic University, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Boca Raton, FL. FAU offers three special education programs. Out of those, this university offers one degree at the bachelor's level in special education to students, one master's level degree in special education, and one degree at the doctorate level in special education. This public university is a public, 4-year, research institution.

19. Broward College

225 E las Olas Blvd
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301
(954) 201-7400

Founded in 1959, Broward College is a public 4-year institution. It is in the center of Fort Lauderdale. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Florida. BC offers subjects including nursing, project management, and radiology technology. This large school offers 37 certificates, 45 degrees at the associates level, and five degrees at the bachelors level to students. 40,375 students pursued degrees from the 68 programs at this school in 2010. The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges accredits it. It is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

20. Florida International University

11200 S. W. 8 Street
Miami, FL 33199
(305) 348-2000

Florida International University is in the suburbs of Miami, Florida. FIU offers three programs in special education. Out of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in special education by it, one special education degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level special education degree. 42,197 students seek degrees in 211 Florida International University programs, overall. This public university ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

21. Stetson University

421 N Woodland Blvd
Deland, FL 32723
(386) 822-7000

Stetson University is in the suburbs of Deland, Florida and StetsonU offers one special education program. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Florida.

22. The University of West Florida

11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, FL 32514-5750
(850) 474-2000

The University of West Florida offers two special education programs. Specifically, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in special education by it and one degree at the master's level in special education. This medium-sized university, which is 8.4 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Pensacola, FL. 11,599 students pursue degrees in 78 programs at UWF, overall.

23. Saint Thomas University

16401 NW 37th Ave
Miami Gardens, FL 33054-6459
(305) 625-6000

Saint Thomas University offers two special education programs. Specifically, it offers one certificate in special education to students and one degree at the master's level in special education. It is located in the suburbs of Miami Gardens, Florida.

24. Hillsborough Community College

39 Columbia Drive
Tampa, FL 33606-3584
(813) 253-7000

Hillsborough Community College offers one special education program and this college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Tampa, FL. This community college is a public 2-year institution. In terms of enrollment, it ranks fourth in the state of Florida.

25. Miami Dade College

300 NE 2nd Ave.
Miami, FL 33132-2297
(305) 237-8888

Miami Dade College offers three special education programs. Specifically, this school offers one certificate in special education to students, one associate's level special education degree, and one bachelor's level degree in special education. This school is 2.4 miles from the center of the city. Overall, 61,674 students seek degrees in 125 programs at this school. In terms of enrollment, this school ranks first in the state of Florida.

26. Florida State College at Jacksonville

501 W State St
Jacksonville, FL 32202
(904) 359-5433

Florida State College at Jacksonville offers one program in special education and it is located in the center of Jacksonville. This big school is a public 4-year institution. FSCJ ranks third in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

27. Nova Southeastern University

3301 College Ave
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314-7796
(954) 262-7300

Nova Southeastern University is in the suburbs of Fort Lauderdale, Florida. It offers nine special education programs. Out of those, students are offered three special education certificates by this university, two bachelor's level degrees in special education, and four master's level degrees in special education. Overall, 28,741 students pursue degrees in 181 programs at this research university. It is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering special education in terms of programs.

28. The University of North Florida

1 UNF Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32224-2645
(904) 620-1000

The University of North Florida, which is 9.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Jacksonville, FL. This university offers two special education programs. Of those, it offers one bachelor's level degree in special education to students and one degree at the master's level in special education. It is one of 15 research universities in Florida.

29. The University of Florida

355 Tigert Hall
Gainesville, FL 32611-3115
(352) 392-3261

The University of Florida offers four special education programs. Out of those, students are offered one certificate in special education by Florida, one bachelor's level degree in special education, one special education degree at the master's level, and one special education degree at the doctorate level. This university, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Gainesville, FL. The U of F is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. It ranks fourth in terms of enrollment in the state of Florida.

30. Daytona State College

1200 W. International Speedway Blvd.
Daytona Beach, FL 32114
(386) 506-3000

Daytona State College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Daytona Beach, FL. DSC offers two programs in special education. Of those, this public school offers one special education degree at the associate's level to students and one degree at the bachelor's level in special education. This school is one of 84 public post-secondary institutions in Florida.

31. The University of Miami

University of Miami
Coral Gables, FL 33124
(305) 284-2211

The University of Miami is in the suburbs of Coral Gables, Florida. Miami offers five programs in special education. More specifically, UM offers students one special education degree at the bachelor's level and four special education degrees at the master's level. UM is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. In terms of programs, this university is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Florida offering special education.

32. Florida State University

222 S. Copeland Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-1037
(850) 644-2525

Florida State University, which is 0.6 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Tallahassee, FL. FSU offers six special education programs. Of those, this research university offers three bachelor's level degrees in special education to students, two degrees at the master's level in special education, and one degree at the doctorate level in special education. This university is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Florida. In terms of programs, FSU is the largest institution in the state of Florida offering special education.

33. Florida Gulf Coast University

10501 Fgcu Blvd S
Fort Myers, FL 33965-6565
(239) 590-1000

Florida Gulf Coast University offers two special education programs. Of those, it offers students one special education degree at the bachelor's level and one master's level degree in special education. FGCU is in Fort Myers, Florida, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is one of 15 research universities in Florida. In terms of programs, it is the eighth largest institution in the state of Florida offering special education.

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