Special Education Schools In Maryland

There are 16 accredited special education schools in Maryland for faculty who teach special education classes to choose from. The trends in Maryland's special education academic community can be evaluated by looking at the statistics and graphs below. Academia in special education includes special education training at the following levels:

  • Special Education Certificate
  • Bachelors degree in Special Education
  • Masters degree in Special Education
  • PhD degree in Special Education


Schools

  1. Anne Arundel Community College

    101 College Pky, Arnold, Maryland 21012-1895

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  2. Baltimore City Community College

    2901 Liberty Heights Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21215-7893

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  3. Bowie State University

    14000 Jericho Park Rd, Bowie, Maryland 20715-9465

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  4. Coppin State University

    2500 West North Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21216-3698

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  5. Frederick Community College

    7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, Maryland 21702-2964

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  6. Hood College

    401 Rosemont Ave, Frederick, Maryland 21701

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  7. Johns Hopkins University

    3400 N Charles St, Mason Hall, Baltimore, Maryland 21218-2688

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  8. Loyola University Maryland

    4501 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2699

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  9. University of Maryland-College Park

    College Park, Maryland 20742

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  10. University of Maryland Eastern Shore

    J.T. Williams Hall, Princess Anne, Maryland 21853-1299

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  11. Mount St. Mary's University

    16300 Old Emmitsburg Road, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727-7799

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  12. College of Notre Dame of Maryland

    4701 N Charles St, Baltimore, Maryland 21210-2476

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  13. Prince George's Community College

    301 Largo Rd, Largo, Maryland 20774-2199

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  14. Towson University

    8000 York Rd, Towson, Maryland 21252-0001

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  15. McDaniel College

    2 College Hill, Westminster, Maryland 21157

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  16. The Community College of Baltimore County

    7201 Rossville Blvd., Baltimore, Maryland 21237

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

Maryland Vs. National Special Education Employment

Maryland 9,830
National 468,850

Of all of the special education professionals that work in the US, approximately 2% work in Maryland state.

Employment Growth for Special education professionals In Maryland

8,870 9,860 10,420 10,360 4,040
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

Special Education is a shrinking field in Maryland. In 2010 there were 4,830 less special education professionals working in Maryland than there were in 2006. This represents a 54% decline in the field. This is faster than the trend for special education professionals around the US. Nationally, the number of special education professionals has shrunk by 50% between 2006 and 2010.

Special Education VS. All Professions salaries in Maryland

$53,653 $57,433 $60,110 $62,150 $63,950
$47,750 $50,212 $51,747 $52,671 $54,055
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

As the number of special education professionals is declining, the salaries paid to special education professionals are increasing in Maryland. The mean salary for special education professionals in 2006 was $53,653 per year. And in 2010 the mean salary was $63,950 per year.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Maryland

10th percentile
$37,940
25th percentile
$49,250
50th percentile
$61,750
75th percentile
$78,880
90th percentile
$92,700

Thus, special education professionals' salaries grew by 16% in 4 years. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. Within the field of special education, there is a huge variation in pay, with the highest paid special education professionals earning 144% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket in Maryland state.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Maryland

Early Childhood Education
$45,390
Elementary Education
$68,040
Special Education
$64,173
Speech Therapy
$54,723
Teaching
$72,979

In Maryland, special education professionals earn, on average, less than professionals in related fields.

Educational Trends

Special Education programs available for each degree type for all schools in Maryland

associate
0
bachelor
5
master
13
doctor
1
Certificate
9
Total28

As the number of special education professionals is decreasing in Maryland state, the number of students graduating from the 16 accredited special education schools in Maryland state is decreasing. In Maryland, there were 652 graduates in 2006. And there were 353 graduates from special education courses in 2010.

This represents a 46% decrease in the number of special education degree or certificate school graduates in Maryland state. A majority of these graduates, or 46%, graduated with a master's degree in special education.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Maryland

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