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Special Education Schools in Michigan

There are 20 Michigan schools offering special education programs. In 2010, 1,248 students graduated with degrees from Michigan special education schools. 602 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 524 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

1,193 students graduate from programs in this state in special education, on average, every year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from special education programs. Specifically, 107 students graduated with special education certificates, ten with a degree at the associate's level, 524 with a bachelor's level degree, 602 with a master's level degree, and five with a doctorate level degree.

20 special education schools are located in Michigan. Of these, while nine schools are private, 11 schools are public. While tuition at a private special education school varies from $13,840 to $30,660, public special education school tuition varies from $7,308 to $11,152.

Average tuition for special education programs is $13,052. The lowest tuition in this state, which is $7,308 per year, is at Saginaw Valley State University, while the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $30,660 per year, is at the University of Detroit Mercy.

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

Special Education Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

1,193 students graduate from programs in this state in special education, on average, every year. This accounts for 4% of students who US schools graduate from special education programs. Specifically, 107 students graduated with special education certificates, ten with a degree at the associate's level, 524 with a bachelor's level degree, 602 with a master's level degree, and five with a doctorate level degree.

Special Education Program Completions in Michigan 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 39
  • Certificate 2007: 31
  • Certificate 2008: 36
  • Certificate 2009: 47
  • Certificate 2010: 107
  • Associate 2006: 9
  • Associate 2007: 4
  • Associate 2008: 7
  • Associate 2009: 12
  • Associate 2010: 10
  • Bachelor 2006: 522
  • Bachelor 2007: 568
  • Bachelor 2008: 457
  • Bachelor 2009: 452
  • Bachelor 2010: 524
  • Master 2006: 533
  • Master 2007: 575
  • Master 2008: 634
  • Master 2009: 640
  • Master 2010: 602
  • Doctorate 2006: 2
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 4
  • Doctorate 2009: 4
  • Doctorate 2010: 5

Special Education Program Availability in Michigan

Schools in this state offer a total of 71 special education programs. Of these programs, about 43.7% are bachelor's level programs. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the masters level, the doctoral level, and the associates level.

Special Education Program Availability in Michigan

  • Certificate: 9
  • Associate: 1
  • Bachelor: 31
  • Master: 28
  • Doctorate: 2

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37600
  • 25th Percentile: 44210
  • Median: 55950
  • 75th Percentile: 72460
  • 90th Percentile: 86680

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 37000
  • 25th Percentile: 42340
  • Median: 54340
  • 75th Percentile: 69990
  • 90th Percentile: 83760

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 34680
  • 25th Percentile: 42770
  • Median: 56930
  • 75th Percentile: 74090
  • 90th Percentile: 89560

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 55490
  • Median Salary 2007: 51730
  • Median Salary 2008: 54480
  • Median Salary 2009: 53670
  • Median Salary 2010: 55950
  • Total Employed 2006: 1700
  • Total Employed 2007: 2230
  • Total Employed 2008: 2460
  • Total Employed 2009: 2940
  • Total Employed 2010: 2280

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 57990
  • Median Salary 2007: 50570
  • Median Salary 2008: 52450
  • Median Salary 2009: 50320
  • Median Salary 2010: 54340
  • Total Employed 2006: 3280
  • Total Employed 2007: 2920
  • Total Employed 2008: 3300
  • Total Employed 2009: 3820
  • Total Employed 2010: 3260

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 56990
  • Median Salary 2007: 51340
  • Median Salary 2008: 55440
  • Median Salary 2009: 53730
  • Median Salary 2010: 56930
  • Total Employed 2006: 5870
  • Total Employed 2007: 5110
  • Total Employed 2008: 5800
  • Total Employed 2009: 6270
  • Total Employed 2010: 4350

Michigan vs National Special Education Employment

Michigan vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Michigan: 2.109% (9890)

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1. Olivet College

320 South Main Street
Olivet, MI 49076
(269) 749-7000

Olivet College offers one special education program and it is in Olivet, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. Olivet is one of 12 liberal arts colleges in Michigan.

2. Calvin College

3201 Burton SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49546
(616) 526-6000

Calvin College offers two programs in special education. Of those, it offers students one bachelor's level degree in special education and one degree at the master's level in special education. Calvin, which is near the center of the city, is located in Grand Rapids, MI. Calvin is a 4-year institution. In terms of programs, it is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education.

3. The University of Michigan - Dearborn

4901 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128-1491
(313) 593-5000

The University of Michigan-Dearborn is 2.7 miles from the center of the city and it offers one special education program. 8,599 students pursue degrees in 87 programs at UM-Dearborn, overall.

4. Spring Arbor University

106 E. Main St
Spring Arbor, MI 49283-9799
(517) 750-1200

Spring Arbor University is in the suburbs of Spring Arbor, Michigan. It offers five programs in special education. Of those, students are offered four bachelor's level special education degrees by SAU and one special education degree at the master's level. Overall, 4,195 students seek degrees in 78 Spring Arbor University programs. This medium-sized school is the fourth largest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education in terms of programs.

5. Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, MI 48197
(734) 487-1849

Eastern Michigan University is located in the suburbs of Ypsilanti, Michigan. Eastern Michigan offers 20 programs in special education. Out of those, it offers six certificates in special education to students, six bachelor's level special education degrees, and eight master's level degrees in special education. 23,565 students seek degrees in 269 programs at this large school, overall.

6. Saginaw Valley State University

7400 Bay Rd
University Center, MI 48710
(989) 964-4000

Saginaw Valley State University offers three special education programs. Out of those, this school offers students one degree at the bachelor's level in special education and two master's level special education degrees. Saginaw Valley, which is very close to University Center, Michigan, is located in a rural setting. Overall, 10,656 students seek degrees in 91 programs at this school.

7. Kellogg Community College

450 North Ave
Battle Creek, MI 49017-3397
(269) 965-3931

Kellogg Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1956. This college, which is near the center of the city, is located in Battle Creek, MI. It offers students 43 certificates and 72 associates level degrees. In 2010, 6,251 students sought degrees from the 88 programs at this college. It offers subjects such as automotive technology, advanced nursing, and practical nursing. This community college is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. It is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

8. The University of Detroit Mercy

4001 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221-3038
(313) 993-1000

The University of Detroit Mercy is 7.6 miles from the heart of downtown. This school offers six special education programs. Out of those, it offers three special education degrees at the bachelor's level to students and three master's level special education degrees. It is a 4-year institution.

9. Madonna University

36600 Schoolcraft Rd
Livonia, MI 48150-1176
(734) 432-5300

Madonna University offers four programs in special education. More specifically, students are offered two certificates in special education by it and two master's level special education degrees. This school, which is 2.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Livonia, MI. Overall, 4,593 students seek degrees in 199 Madonna University programs. In terms of programs, this small school is the second biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education.

10. Aquinas College

1607 Robinson Rd SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49506-1799
(616) 632-8900

Aquinas College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Grand Rapids, MI. It offers two special education programs. Students are offered two special education degrees at the bachelor's level by it. 2,186 students pursue degrees in 53 AQ programs, overall. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education.

11. Marygrove College

8425 W McNichols Rd
Detroit, MI 48221-2599
(313) 927-1200

Marygrove College, which is 8.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Detroit, MI and this school offers one program in special education. Overall, 2,702 students pursue degrees in 50 programs at MG.

12. Hope College

141 E 12th St
Holland, MI 49423
(616) 395-7000

Hope College is located in the center of Holland. It offers two programs in special education. It offers two bachelor's level degrees in special education to students. Overall, 3,202 students pursue degrees in 61 programs at this school. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education.

13. Cornerstone University

1001 E Beltline Ave NE
Grand Rapids, MI 49525-5897
(616) 949-5300

Cornerstone University, which is 4.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Grand Rapids, MI and Cornerstone offers one program in special education.

14. Western Michigan University

1903 West Michigan Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5167
(269) 387-3530

Western Michigan University offers seven programs in special education. Out of those, this university offers two degrees at the bachelor's level in special education to students, four special education degrees at the master's level, and one degree at the doctorate level in special education. This research university, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Kalamazoo, MI. 25,045 students seek degrees in 251 programs at this university, overall. This university is the second biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education in terms of programs.

15. Northern Michigan University

1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Marquette, MI 49855
(906) 227-1000

Northern Michigan University is in Marquette, Michigan, where students can enjoy a rural setting. This school offers three special education programs. Out of those, this school offers two bachelor's level degrees in special education to students and one master's level special education degree. It is one of 46 public post-secondary institutions in Michigan.

16. Henry Ford Community College

5101 Evergreen Rd
Dearborn, MI 48128-1495
(313) 845-9600

Henry Ford Community College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Dearborn, MI and it offers one special education program. Overall, 18,525 students seek degrees in 82 programs at this community college. This college is the second oldest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education programs.

17. Andrews University

Andrews University
Berrien Springs, MI 49104
(800) 253-2874

Founded in 1874, Andrews University is a 4-year institution. It is in town of Berrien Springs, Michigan. It offers subjects such as special education and elementary education. Andrews offers eight certificates, 13 associates level degrees, 91 bachelors level degrees, 58 masters level degrees, and nine doctoral level degrees to students. In 2010, 3,487 students pursued degrees from the 132 programs at Andrews. The North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission accredits this school.

18. Michigan State University

Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1046
(517) 355-1855

Michigan State University, which is very close to East Lansing, Michigan, is located in a rural setting. Michigan State offers four programs in special education. Out of those, Michigan State offers two bachelor's level special education degrees to students, one degree at the master's level in special education, and one special education degree at the doctorate level. It is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, MSU is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education.

19. Central Michigan University

Central Michigan College
Mount Pleasant, MI 48859
(989) 774-4000

Central Michigan University is in town of Mount Pleasant, Michigan. Central offers three programs in special education. Out of those, students are offered two special education degrees at the bachelor's level by it and one master's level degree in special education. 28,292 students seek degrees in 225 programs at this large school, overall. In terms of programs, CMU is the fifth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education.

20. Oakland University

Oakland University
Rochester Hills, MI 48309-4401
(248) 370-2100

Oakland University is located in the suburbs of Rochester Hills, Michigan and it offers one special education program. This school is a public 4-year institution.

21. Wayne State University

656 West Kirby Street
Detroit, MI 48202
(313) 577-2424

Wayne State University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Detroit, MI. Wayne State offers three programs in special education. More specifically, students are offered one certificate in special education by Wayne State, one degree at the bachelor's level in special education, and one degree at the master's level in special education. Overall, 31,505 students seek degrees in 276 programs at Wayne State. Wayne State is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education.

22. Gogebic Community College

E 4946 Jackson Rd
Ironwood, MI 49938
(906) 932-4231x0

Gogebic Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1932. This college, which is very close to Ironwood, Michigan, is located in a rural setting. This college offers subjects including computer science, medical coding, and science. This college offers students 17 certificates and 51 associates level degrees. 1,228 students pursued degrees from the 62 programs at this college in 2010. It is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This college is one of 26 community colleges in Michigan.

23. Grand Valley State University

1 Campus Dr
Allendale, MI 49401-9403
(616) 331-2020

Grand Valley State University offers one special education program and GVSU is located in the suburbs of Allendale, Michigan. Overall, 24,541 students seek degrees in 99 programs at Grand Valley. This school is the ninth largest institution in the state of Michigan offering special education in terms of programs.

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