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Special Education Schools in Mississippi

There are 13 Mississippi schools offering special education programs. 159 students graduated from programs at Mississippi special education schools in 2010. 86 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 67 students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

172 students graduate from programs in this state in special education, on average, each year. Of those, six students graduated with an associate's level special education degree, 67 with a bachelor's level degree, and 86 with a degree at the master's level.

13 special education schools are in this state. Of these, while three schools are private, ten schools are public. Public special education school tuition varies from $4,644 to $5,461, while private special education school tuition varies from $9,718 to $13,530.

Average tuition for programs in special education is $6,814. The highest tuition for special education programs, which is $13,530 every year, is at Mississippi College, while the lowest tuition in Mississippi, which is $4,644 every year, is at Mississippi University for Women.

Special education schools in this state offer associates degrees, bachelors degrees, and masters degrees.

Special Education Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

172 students graduate from programs in this state in special education, on average, each year. Of those, six students graduated with an associate's level special education degree, 67 with a bachelor's level degree, and 86 with a degree at the master's level.

Special Education Program Completions in Mississippi 2006 - 2010

  • Associate 2006: 5
  • Associate 2007: 5
  • Associate 2008: 4
  • Associate 2009: 6
  • Associate 2010: 6
  • Bachelor 2006: 75
  • Bachelor 2007: 87
  • Bachelor 2008: 73
  • Bachelor 2009: 58
  • Bachelor 2010: 67
  • Master 2006: 97
  • Master 2007: 111
  • Master 2008: 109
  • Master 2009: 119
  • Master 2010: 86

Special Education Program Availability in Mississippi

Schools in Mississippi offer a total of 22 special education programs. Of these programs, close to 54.5% are master's level programs. The remaining programs are degrees at the bachelors level and the associates level.

Special Education Program Availability in Mississippi

  • Associate: 2
  • Bachelor: 8
  • Master: 12

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32950
  • 25th Percentile: 36230
  • Median: 41620
  • 75th Percentile: 49660
  • 90th Percentile: 58120

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 32890
  • 25th Percentile: 36670
  • Median: 42960
  • 75th Percentile: 50160
  • 90th Percentile: 58540

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 33000
  • 25th Percentile: 36710
  • Median: 43630
  • 75th Percentile: 52360
  • 90th Percentile: 59130

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39100
  • Median Salary 2007: 42190
  • Median Salary 2008: 43320
  • Median Salary 2009: 42920
  • Median Salary 2010: 41620
  • Total Employed 2006: 1080
  • Total Employed 2007: 890
  • Total Employed 2008: 970
  • Total Employed 2009: 900
  • Total Employed 2010: 820

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 40300
  • Median Salary 2007: 42790
  • Median Salary 2008: 44010
  • Median Salary 2009: 42940
  • Median Salary 2010: 42960
  • Total Employed 2006: 1080
  • Total Employed 2007: 1130
  • Total Employed 2008: 1120
  • Total Employed 2009: 1090
  • Total Employed 2010: 1060

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38770
  • Median Salary 2007: 41420
  • Median Salary 2008: 43650
  • Median Salary 2009: 43790
  • Median Salary 2010: 43630
  • Total Employed 2006: 1860
  • Total Employed 2007: 1630
  • Total Employed 2008: 1790
  • Total Employed 2009: 1650
  • Total Employed 2010: 1520

Mississippi vs National Special Education Employment

Mississippi vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Mississippi: 0.725% (3400)

Special Education Schools in Mississippi

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1. Tougaloo College

500 W County Line Rd
Tougaloo, MS 39174
(601) 977-7700

Tougaloo College is in the center of Tougaloo and it offers one program in special education. Overall, 918 students seek degrees in 22 programs at this school. It is the eighth largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering special education.

2. Mississippi Valley State University

14000 Highway 82 West
Itta Bena, MS 38941-1400
(662) 254-9041

Mississippi Valley State University offers one special education program and it is located in Itta Bena, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It is a historically black, public, 4-year institution. This school is the eighth biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering special education in terms of programs.

3. Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College

51 Main Street
Perkinston, MS 39573
(601) 928-5211

Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College is located in Perkinston, Mississippi, where students can enjoy a rural setting. and it offers one program in special education. It is a public 2-year institution. This public college is the fourth largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering special education in terms of programs.

4. Jackson State University

1440 J R Lynch St
Jackson, MS 39217
(601) 979-2121

Jackson State University offers two programs in special education. Out of those, it offers one special education degree at the bachelor's level to students and one special education degree at the master's level. This research university is 1.5 miles from the center of the city. 8,687 students seek degrees in 88 JSU programs, overall. It is the third biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering special education in terms of programs.

5. Mississippi College

200 South Capitol Street
Clinton, MS 39058
(601) 925-3000

Mississippi College offers four programs in special education. Out of those, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in special education to students and three degrees at the master's level in special education. It is in the suburbs of Clinton, Mississippi. Overall, 4,963 students pursue degrees in 110 programs at MC. In terms of programs, MC is the largest institution in the state of Mississippi offering special education.

6. William Carey University

498 Tuscan Ave
Hattiesburg, MS 39401-5499
(601) 318-6051

William Carey University, which is near the center of the city, is located in Hattiesburg, MS. WCU offers two programs in special education. It offers students two master's level degrees in special education. It is a 4-year institution. This small school is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in special education.

7. Mississippi State University

Mississippi State University
Mississippi State, MS 39762
(662) 325-2323

Mississippi State University, which is very close to Mississippi State, Mississippi, is in a rural setting. This university offers two programs in special education. Specifically, this university offers students one special education degree at the bachelor's level and one degree at the master's level in special education. Overall, 19,644 students pursue degrees in 159 programs at MSU. It is the eighth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering special education programs.

8. The University of Mississippi Main Campus

Oxford- Mississippi
University, MS 38677-1848
(662) 915-7211

The University of Mississippi Main Campus offers one program in special education. This university is one of 2 schools requiring freshmen to live on campus in Mississippi. It is the second biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering special education.

9. Alcorn State University

1000 ASU Dr Ste 359
Alcorn State, MS 39096-7500
(601) 877-6100

Alcorn State University, which is very close to Alcorn State, Mississippi, is in a rural setting and Alcorn offers one program in special education. It is one of 5 research universities in Mississippi. This university is the fourth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering special education programs.

10. Coahoma Community College

3240 Friars Point Rd
Clarksdale, MS 38614
(662) 627-2571

Founded in 1924, Coahoma Community College is a historically black, public, 2-year institution. This college, which is only a few miles from Clarksdale, is located in a rural area. This college offers students nine certificates and 53 degrees at the associates level. In 2010, 2,741 students pursued degrees from the 58 programs at this college. This college offers subjects including management and accounting. It is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. This community college is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

11. Copiah-Lincoln Community College

1001 Co-Lin Lane
Wesson, MS 39191
(601) 643-5101

Copiah-Lincoln Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1915. This college, which is very close to Wesson, Mississippi, is located in a rural setting. It offers subjects including teaching and advanced nursing. It offers 16 certificates and 71 degrees at the associates level to students. In 2010, 3,929 students sought degrees from the 79 programs at this community college. This college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

12. Delta State University

Hwy 8 West
Cleveland, MS 38733
(662) 846-3000

Delta State University is located in town of Cleveland, Mississippi and it offers one program in special education. Overall, 4,327 students seek degrees in 54 programs at this medium-sized school. It is the fourth biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering special education in terms of programs.

13. The University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Drive # 0001
Hattiesburg, MS 39406-0001
(601) 266-1000

The University of Southern Mississippi, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Hattiesburg, MS. It offers four special education programs. Of those, it offers two special education degrees at the bachelor's level to students and two degrees at the master's level in special education. This university is a public, 4-year, research institution. In terms of programs, this university is the second biggest institution in the state of Mississippi offering special education.

14. Itawamba Community College

602 W Hill St
Fulton, MS 38843-1099
(601) 862-8000

Itawamba Community College is a public 2-year institution, founded in 1948. It is in town of Fulton, Mississippi. It is the seventh biggest institution in the state of Mississippi. This community college offers ten certificates and 76 degrees at the associates level to students. 7,756 students pursued degrees from the 81 programs at this community college in 2010. This community college offers subjects including math, ultrasound technology, and language. This big college is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, Commission on Colleges. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi.

15. Mississippi University for Women

1100 College Street
Columbus, MS 39701
(662) 329-4750

Mississippi University for Women is in Columbus, MS and it offers one special education program. MUW is one of 24 public post-secondary institutions in Mississippi. The W is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Mississippi offering programs in special education.

16. Northeast Mississippi Community College

101 Cunningham Blvd
Booneville, MS 38829
(662) 728-7751

Northeast Mississippi Community College is located in Booneville, MS and it offers one special education program. It is one of 15 community colleges in Mississippi. In terms of enrollment, this community college ranks fourth in the state of Mississippi.