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Special Education Schools in Missouri

There are 19 Missouri schools offering special education programs. In 2010, 355 students graduated with degrees from Missouri special education schools. 194 of all these students graduated with masters degrees and 149 of all these students graduated with bachelors degrees.

Overview

331 students graduate from programs in this state in special education, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of special education students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 11 students graduated with certificates in special education, 149 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 194 with a degree at the master's level, and one with a degree at the doctorate level.

19 special education schools are in this state. Of these, ten schools are private, while nine schools are public. Public special education school tuition varies from $5,638 to $8,631, while tuition at a private special education school varies from $16,990 to $32,656.

Average tuition for special education programs is $13,675. While the lowest tuition in this state, which is $5,638 per year, is at Northwest Missouri State University, the highest tuition for special education programs, which is $32,656 each year, is at Saint Louis University.

Missouri schools offer certificates, bachelors degrees, masters degrees, and doctoral degrees for students pursing special education.

Special Education Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

331 students graduate from programs in this state in special education, on average, every year. This accounts for 1% of special education students who schools in the United States graduate. Of those, 11 students graduated with certificates in special education, 149 with a degree at the bachelor's level, 194 with a degree at the master's level, and one with a degree at the doctorate level.

Special Education Program Completions in Missouri 2006 - 2010

  • Certificate 2006: 1
  • Certificate 2007: 0
  • Certificate 2008: 0
  • Certificate 2009: 0
  • Certificate 2010: 11
  • Bachelor 2006: 124
  • Bachelor 2007: 161
  • Bachelor 2008: 132
  • Bachelor 2009: 149
  • Bachelor 2010: 149
  • Master 2006: 168
  • Master 2007: 148
  • Master 2008: 174
  • Master 2009: 189
  • Master 2010: 194
  • Doctorate 2006: 1
  • Doctorate 2007: 3
  • Doctorate 2008: 2
  • Doctorate 2009: 0
  • Doctorate 2010: 1

Special Education Program Availability in Missouri

Missouri schools offer a total of 35 special education programs. Of these programs, approximately 42.9% are programs at the master's level. The remaining programs are certificates and degrees at the bachelors level and the doctoral level.

Special Education Program Availability in Missouri

  • Certificate: 5
  • Bachelor: 14
  • Master: 15
  • Doctorate: 1

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 28010
  • 25th Percentile: 34620
  • Median: 45190
  • 75th Percentile: 59910
  • 90th Percentile: 80540

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Salary by Percentile

  • 10th Percentile: 30890
  • 25th Percentile: 36040
  • Median: 46210
  • 75th Percentile: 63500
  • 90th Percentile: 79550

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

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

  • 10th Percentile: 27870
  • 25th Percentile: 33870
  • Median: 41140
  • 75th Percentile: 52260
  • 90th Percentile: 70060

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Middle School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39950
  • Median Salary 2007: 41330
  • Median Salary 2008: 40570
  • Median Salary 2009: 43120
  • Median Salary 2010: 45190
  • Total Employed 2006: 2080
  • Total Employed 2007: 2640
  • Total Employed 2008: 2510
  • Total Employed 2009: 2920
  • Total Employed 2010: 2240

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Secondary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 38990
  • Median Salary 2007: 39970
  • Median Salary 2008: 44680
  • Median Salary 2009: 45970
  • Median Salary 2010: 46210
  • Total Employed 2006: 3750
  • Total Employed 2007: 3950
  • Total Employed 2008: 4610
  • Total Employed 2009: 4650
  • Total Employed 2010: 4130

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

Special Education Teachers, Kindergarten and Elementary School — Employment Trend

  • Median Salary 2006: 39340
  • Median Salary 2007: 40970
  • Median Salary 2008: 41950
  • Median Salary 2009: 41120
  • Median Salary 2010: 41140
  • Total Employed 2006: 6130
  • Total Employed 2007: 6500
  • Total Employed 2008: 5840
  • Total Employed 2009: 6090
  • Total Employed 2010: 5110

Missouri vs National Special Education Employment

Missouri vs National Special Education Employment

  • Employed in Missouri: 2.449% (11480)

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1. Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies

411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette, MO 65248-1198
(660) 248-6272

Central Methodist University-College of Graduate & Extended Studies Is in Fayette, MO and Central Methodist offers one special education program. CMU is the fourth largest institution in the state of Missouri offering special education in terms of programs.

2. Truman State University

100 E Normal
Kirksville, MO 63501-4221
(660) 785-4000

Truman State University offers one program in special education and this school is in town of Kirksville, Missouri. This school is a public 4-year institution. In terms of programs, this liberal arts college is the eighth largest institution in the state of Missouri offering special education.

3. William Woods University

One University Avenue
Fulton, MO 65251-1098
(573) 642-2251x2251

William Woods University is located in Fulton, Missouri, where students can enjoy a rural setting. It offers two special education programs. More specifically, this school offers students one special education degree at the bachelor's level and one special education degree at the master's level. Overall, 2,185 students seek degrees in 42 programs at this school. WWU is the ninth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in special education.

4. Evangel University

1111 N Glenstone
Springfield, MO 65802
(417) 865-2811

Evangel University, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Springfield, MO and this school offers one program in special education. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Missouri. It is the sixth biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering special education in terms of programs.

5. Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences

411 Central Methodist Square
Fayette, MO 65248-1198
(660) 248-3391

Central Methodist University-College of Liberal Arts & Sciences Offers one special education program and CMU is located in town of Fayette, Missouri. 1,176 students seek degrees in 47 CMU programs, overall.

6. Avila University

11901 Wornall Rd
Kansas City, MO 64145-1698
(816) 942-8400

Avila University is located near Kansas City, MO. It offers two programs in special education. More specifically, Avila offers students one certificate in special education and one special education degree at the bachelor's level. 1,876 students pursue degrees in 63 programs at AU, overall. In terms of programs, this small school is the second biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering special education.

7. The University of Central Missouri

University of Central Missouri
Warrensburg, MO 64093
(660) 543-4111

The University of Central Missouri offers two programs in special education. Out of those, 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. UCM is in Warrensburg, MO. This school is a public 4-year institution. It ranks seventh in terms of enrollment in the state of Missouri.

8. Webster University

470 E Lockwood Ave.
St. Louis, MO 63119-3194
(314) 961-2660

Webster University offers one special education program and it is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. 19,342 students pursue degrees in 97 Webster University programs, overall.

9. The University of Missouri - St Louis

One University Boulevard
St. Louis, MO 63121-4400
(314) 516-5000

The University of Missouri-St Louis offers three programs in special education. Of those, it offers students one certificate in special education, one special education degree at the bachelor's level, and one master's level special education degree. This research university is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. This university is one of 7 research universities in Missouri.

10. Missouri State University - Springfield

901 S National
Springfield, MO 65897
(417) 836-5000

Missouri State University-Springfield is near the center of the city. Mo State offers four special education programs. More specifically, Missouri State offers two special education certificates to students, one bachelor's level special education degree, and one degree at the master's level in special education. It is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri. It is the second largest institution in the state of Missouri offering special education in terms of programs.

11. Park University

8700 NW River Park Dr
Parkville, MO 64152-3795
(816) 741-2000

Park University is a 4-year institution, founded in 1875. It is in the suburbs of Parkville, Missouri. It is the tenth biggest institution in the state of Missouri. Students are offered five certificates, 15 associates level degrees, 56 degrees at the bachelors level, and 16 masters level degrees by Park. In 2010, 12,022 students pursued degrees from the 70 programs at this school. This school offers subjects such as management and social work. This school is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission.

12. Saint Louis University

One Grand Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63103-2097
(314) 977-2222

Saint Louis University offers one program in special education and SLU, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in St. Louis, MO. This university is a 4-year research institution. SLU is the third biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering special education in terms of programs.

13. Southeast Missouri State University

One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701-9980
(573) 651-2000

Southeast Missouri State University is in Cape Girardeau, MO. It offers two special education programs. Specifically, this public school offers one special education degree at the bachelor's level to students and one special education degree at the master's level. 11,033 students seek degrees in 102 SEMO programs, overall.

14. The Maryville University of Saint Louis

650 Maryville University Drive
St. Louis, MO 63141-7299
(800) 627-9855

The Maryville University of Saint Louis offers one program in special education and Maryville is located in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. This school is a 4-year institution. It is the fifth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering special education programs.

15. Drury University

900 N.Benton
Springfield, MO 65802-3791
(417) 873-7879

Drury University, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Springfield, MO. Drury offers two programs in special education. Students are offered two master's level special education degrees by it. This liberal arts college is a 4-year institution. This school is the sixth oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering special education programs.

16. Fontbonne University

6800 Wydown Blvd
St. Louis, MO 63105-3098
(314) 862-3456

Fontbonne University offers four special education programs. Specifically, students are offered two bachelor's level degrees in special education by Fontbonne and two master's level special education degrees. Fontbonne is in the suburbs of St. Louis, Missouri. Fontbonne is a 4-year institution. This school is the biggest institution in the state of Missouri offering special education in terms of programs.

17. The University of Missouri - Kansas City

5100 Rockhill Rd
Kansas City, MO 64110
(816) 235-1000

The University of Missouri-Kansas City is near the heart of downtown and UMKC offers one program in special education. It is a public, 4-year, research institution.

18. Lindenwood University

209 S Kingshighway
St. Charles, MO 63301-1695
(636) 949-2000

Founded in 1827, Lindenwood University is a 4-year institution. LU, which is near the center of the city, is in St. Charles, MO. It is the the second oldest and the 13th biggest institution in the state of Missouri. This school offers subjects such as criminal justice and human resources. It offers students four certificates, 92 bachelors level degrees, 48 degrees at the masters level, and two doctoral level degrees. 11,345 students pursued degrees from the 108 programs at LU in 2010. Lindenwood is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools, The Higher Learning Commission. This school is one of 13 liberal arts colleges in Missouri.

19. Northwest Missouri State University

800 University Drive
Maryville, MO 64468-6001
(660) 562-1212

Northwest Missouri State University offers two programs in special education. More 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 town of Maryville, Missouri. Northwest is one of 63 public post-secondary institutions in Missouri.

20. Lincoln University

820 Chestnut Street
Jefferson City, MO 65101
(573) 681-5000

Lincoln University offers one special education program and Lincoln, which is 0.9 miles from the center of the city, is located in Jefferson City, MO. Overall, 3,349 students seek degrees in 64 Lincoln University programs. It is the seventh oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in special education.

21. The University of Missouri - Columbia

105 Jesse Hall
Columbia, MO 65211
(573) 882-2121

The University of Missouri-Columbia is near the center of the city. MU offers three programs in special education. More specifically, it offers one degree at the bachelor's level in special education to students, one degree at the master's level in special education, and one special education degree at the doctorate level. Mizzou is one of 6 institutions with a medical school in Missouri. This university is the third oldest institution in the state of Missouri offering programs in special education.

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