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Special Education Schools in Georgia

There are 17 schools in the state of Georgia offering special education programs. 822 students graduated with degrees from Georgia special education schools in 2010. 480 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 269 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

756 students graduate from special education programs in Georgia, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from special education programs. Out of those, 63 students graduated with special education certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, 269 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 480 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a doctorate level degree.

17 special education schools are located in this state. And of these, while 13 schools are public, four schools are private. While private special education school tuition varies from $17,954 to $20,130, tuition at a public special education school varies from $4,454 to $8,736.

Average tuition for special education programs is $8,089. The lowest tuition in Georgia, which is $4,454 every year, is at Armstrong Atlantic State University, while the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $20,130 every year, is at Brenau University.

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

Special Education Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

756 students graduate from special education programs in Georgia, on average, each year. This accounts for 2% of students who US schools graduate from special education programs. Out of those, 63 students graduated with special education certificates, two with a degree at the associate's level, 269 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 480 with a degree at the master's level, and eight with a doctorate level degree.

Special Education Program Completions in Georgia 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 32
  • Certificate 2007: 19
  • Certificate 2008: 21
  • Certificate 2009: 30
  • Certificate 2010: 63
  • Associate 2006: 0
  • Associate 2007: 0
  • Associate 2008: 0
  • Associate 2009: 0
  • Associate 2010: 2
  • Bachelor 2006: 276
  • Bachelor 2007: 397
  • Bachelor 2008: 293
  • Bachelor 2009: 276
  • Bachelor 2010: 269
  • Master 2006: 456
  • Master 2007: 430
  • Master 2008: 368
  • Master 2009: 432
  • Master 2010: 480
  • Doctorate 2006: 10
  • Doctorate 2007: 4
  • Doctorate 2008: 8
  • Doctorate 2009: 5
  • Doctorate 2010: 8

Special Education Program Availability in Georgia

Georgia schools offer a total of 43 programs in special education. Of these programs, approximately 53.5% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Special Education Program Availability in Georgia

  • Certificate: 3
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 23
  • Doctorate: 2

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 36090
  • 25th Percentile: 41320
  • Median: 49060
  • 75th Percentile: 59360
  • 90th Percentile: 69710

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37280
  • 25th Percentile: 43670
  • Median: 53620
  • 75th Percentile: 64210
  • 90th Percentile: 73050

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 34200
  • 25th Percentile: 42340
  • Median: 51430
  • 75th Percentile: 61670
  • 90th Percentile: 72110

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 46010
  • Median Salary 2007: 49380
  • Median Salary 2008: 49040
  • Median Salary 2009: 49780
  • Median Salary 2010: 49060
  • Total Employed 2006: 3450
  • Total Employed 2007: 2800
  • Total Employed 2008: 3720
  • Total Employed 2009: 4150
  • Total Employed 2010: 5620

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 47120
  • Median Salary 2007: 49370
  • Median Salary 2008: 51230
  • Median Salary 2009: 52770
  • Median Salary 2010: 53620
  • Total Employed 2006: 3880
  • Total Employed 2007: 4180
  • Total Employed 2008: 6570
  • Total Employed 2009: 6560
  • Total Employed 2010: 5250

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 45560
  • Median Salary 2007: 48570
  • Median Salary 2008: 49940
  • Median Salary 2009: 50580
  • Median Salary 2010: 51430
  • Total Employed 2006: 6640
  • Total Employed 2007: 7960
  • Total Employed 2008: 8110
  • Total Employed 2009: 9550
  • Total Employed 2010: 9610

Georgia vs National Special Education Employment

Georgia vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Georgia: 4.368% (20480)

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1. North Georgia College & State University

82 College Circle
Dahlonega, GA 30597-1001
(706) 864-1400

North Georgia College & State University Is in town of Dahlonega, Georgia. North Georgia offers two special education programs. More specifically, 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. It is a public 4-year institution. MGCSU is the third oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering special education programs.

2. Augusta State University

2500 Walton Way
Augusta, GA 30904-2200
(706) 737-1405

Augusta State University is near the heart of downtown. Augusta State offers two special education programs. Out of those, this school offers one bachelor's level degree in special education to students and one degree at the master's level in special education. This school is a public 4-year institution. This school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering special education in terms of programs.

3. Armstrong Atlantic State University

11935 Abercorn St
Savannah, GA 31419-1997
(912) 344-2806

Armstrong Atlantic State University, which is 7.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Savannah, GA. It offers four programs in special education. Of those, this medium-sized school offers students two bachelor's level degrees in special education and two special education degrees at the master's level. Armstrong is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

4. Brown Mackie College - Atlanta

4370 Peachtree Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30319
(404) 799-4500

Brown Mackie College-Atlanta is located in the suburbs of Atlanta, Georgia and this school offers one program in special education. It is a for-profit 2-year institution. This school is the oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering special education programs.

5. Piedmont College

165 Central Ave
Demorest, GA 30535-0010
(706) 778-3000

Piedmont College offers two programs in special education. Specifically, this school offers students one special education degree at the bachelor's level and one special education degree at the master's level. PC is in Demorest, Georgia, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school is one of 16 liberal arts colleges in Georgia.

6. The University of West Georgia

1601 Maple St
Carrollton, GA 30118-0001
(678) 839-5000

The University of West Georgia offers three special education programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate in special education, one bachelor's level special education degree, and one degree at the master's level in special education. It is located in Carrollton, GA. It is a public 4-year institution.

7. Albany State University

504 College Dr.
Albany, GA 31705
(229) 430-4600

Albany State University offers two special education programs. Of those, ASU offers students one bachelor's level degree in special education and one special education degree at the master's level. It is near the center of the city. It is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

8. The University of Georgia

University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602
(706) 542-3000

The University of Georgia, which is near the center of the city, is located in Athens, GA. This university offers four programs in special education. Specifically, this university offers students one certificate in special education, one bachelor's level degree in special education, one special education degree at the master's level, and one doctorate level special education degree. This research university is a public, 4-year, research institution. UGA is the fifth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering special education in terms of programs.

9. Kennesaw State University

1000 Chastain Rd
Kennesaw, GA 30144-5591
(770) 423-6000

Kennesaw State University offers one program in special education and this school is located in the suburbs of Kennesaw, Georgia. Overall, 23,452 students seek degrees in 67 programs at this school.

10. Brenau University

500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501-3668
(770) 534-6299

Brenau University is in the center of Gainesville. It offers four special education programs. Out of those, students are offered one special education degree at the bachelor's level by this school and three degrees at the master's level in special education. Brenau is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Georgia offering programs in special education.

11. Clark Atlanta University

223 James P Brawley Drive- S.W.
Atlanta, GA 30314-4391
(404) 880-8000

Clark Atlanta University is near the center of the city and CAU offers one special education program. This medium-sized school is the eighth largest institution in the state of Georgia offering special education in terms of programs.

12. Georgia State University

33 gilmer st
Atlanta, GA 30303-3083
(404) 413-2000

Georgia State University is in the center of Atlanta. It offers four special education programs. More specifically, students are offered three degrees at the master's level in special education by it and one degree at the doctorate level in special education. 31,533 students pursue degrees in 175 GSU programs, overall. In terms of programs, Georgia State is the largest institution in the state of Georgia offering special education.

13. Georgia College & State University

231 W Hancock Street
Milledgeville, GA 31061
(478) 445-2770

Georgia College & State University Offers three special education programs. Out of those, students are offered one degree at the bachelor's level in special education by it and two degrees at the master's level in special education. GCSU is located in town of Milledgeville, Georgia. It is a public 4-year institution.

14. Columbus State University

4225 University Ave
Columbus, GA 31907-5645
(706) 507-8800

Columbus State University is near the heart of downtown. Columbus offers four special education programs. Of those, students are offered one bachelor's level degree in special education by Columbus and three special education degrees at the master's level. CSU is one of 66 public post-secondary institutions in Georgia.

15. Georgia Southwestern State University

800 Georgia Southwestern State University Dr.
Americus, GA 31709-4693
(229) 928-1279

Georgia Southwestern State University offers two special education programs. More specifically, GSU offers one degree at the bachelor's level in special education to students and one master's level special education degree. It is in town of Americus, Georgia. 3,037 students pursue degrees in 36 programs at GSU, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering special education.

16. Georgia Southern University

Hwy 301 South
Statesboro, GA 30460
(912) 478-5391

Georgia Southern University is in town of Statesboro, Georgia and this school offers one program in special education. Overall, 19,691 students pursue degrees in 102 programs at this school. GSU is the seventh largest institution in the state of Georgia offering special education in terms of programs.

17. Valdosta State University

1500 N Patterson
Valdosta, GA 31698
(229) 333-5800

Valdosta State University offers three programs in special education. Out of those, students are offered one special education certificate by it, one bachelor's level special education degree, and one master's level degree in special education. This school is near the center of the city. Valdosta State is a public 4-year institution. This school is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Georgia offering special education.