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Special Education Schools in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

There are ten schools conveniently located near Fort Lauderdale, FL offering special education programs. 1,195 students graduated with degrees from Fort Lauderdale special education schools in 2010. 691 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 285 of all these students graduated with certificates.

Overview

1,091 students graduate from special education programs in this city, on average, each year. This accounts for 60% of special education students who Florida schools graduate. More specifically, 285 students graduated with special education certificates, nine with a degree at the associate's level, 205 with a bachelor's level degree, 691 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Ten special education schools are in Fort Lauderdale. Out of these, while seven schools are private, three schools are public. Private special education school tuition varies from $12,048 to $37,836, while public special education school tuition varies from $2,847 to $5,102.

Average tuition for programs in special education is $19,272. The lowest tuition in Fort Lauderdale, which is $2,847 every year, is at Miami Dade College, while the highest tuition for programs in special education, which is $37,836 each year, is at the University of Miami.

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

Special Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

1,091 students graduate from special education programs in this city, on average, each year. This accounts for 60% of special education students who Florida schools graduate. More specifically, 285 students graduated with special education certificates, nine with a degree at the associate's level, 205 with a bachelor's level degree, 691 with a degree at the master's level, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Special Education Program Completions 2006 - 2010 in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • Certificate 2006: 79
  • Certificate 2007: 132
  • Certificate 2008: 179
  • Certificate 2009: 202
  • Certificate 2010: 285
  • Associate 2006: 19
  • Associate 2007: 10
  • Associate 2008: 19
  • Associate 2009: 26
  • Associate 2010: 9
  • Bachelor 2006: 146
  • Bachelor 2007: 193
  • Bachelor 2008: 187
  • Bachelor 2009: 161
  • Bachelor 2010: 205
  • Master 2006: 396
  • Master 2007: 526
  • Master 2008: 586
  • Master 2009: 576
  • Master 2010: 691
  • Doctorate 2006: 1
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 16
  • Doctorate 2009: 5
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Special Education Program Availability in Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Schools in Fort Lauderdale offer a total of 31 special education programs. Of these programs, about 48.4% 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 Fort Lauderdale, Florida

  • Certificate: 5
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 15
  • Doctorate: 2

Career Trends

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

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 32010
  • 25th Percentile: 35150
  • Median: 40610
  • 75th Percentile: 48580
  • 90th Percentile: 59260

Career Trends

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 37140
  • Median Salary 2007: 38735
  • Median Salary 2008: 40075
  • Median Salary 2009: 40820
  • Median Salary 2010: 40610
  • Total Employed 2006: 70
  • Total Employed 2007: 70
  • Total Employed 2008: 70
  • Total Employed 2009: 70
  • Total Employed 2010: 60

Fort Lauderdale vs Florida Special Education Employment

Fort Lauderdale vs Florida Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Fort Lauderdale: 0.310% (60)

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1. 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.

2. Nova Southeastern University

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

Nova Southeastern University, which is located just 20.0 miles from neighboring Miami, is near Fort Lauderdale, FL. This university offers nine special education programs. More specifically, students are offered three certificates in special education by it, two degrees at the bachelor's level in special education, and four master's level special education degrees. NSU is the second largest institution offering programs in special education in Fort Lauderdale.