Special Education Schools In North Dakota

North Dakota has 4 accredited special education schools where special education faculty who teach special education classes can find employment. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the state of North Dakota, which encompasses special education training at the following levels:

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


Schools

  1. University of Mary

    7500 University Dr, Bismarck, North Dakota 58504

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  2. Minot State University

    500 University Ave W, Minot, North Dakota 58707

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  3. University of North Dakota

    Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202-8193

    164 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Sitting Bull College

    9299 Hwy 24, Fort Yates, North Dakota 58538-9721

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Cities

Statistics

Professional Trends

North Dakota Vs. National Special Education Employment

North Dakota 1,250
National 468,850

Of all of the special education professionals in the country, nearly 0% are in the state of North Dakota.

Employment Growth for Special education professionals In North Dakota

1,330 1,240 1,250 1,210 750
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In North Dakota, special education is a shrinking field. In 2010 there were 580 less special education professionals working in North Dakota than there were in 2006. So, in four years, the number of special education professionals has shrunk by 44%. This decline is slower than the change in the number of special education professionals around the country. Nationally, the number of special education professionals has shrunk by 50% from 2006 to 2010.

Special Education VS. All Professions salaries in North Dakota

$40,770 $44,915 $46,725 $44,795 $44,070
$38,611 $40,428 $41,355 $43,390 $43,459
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The amount earned by special education professionals is increasing in North Dakota. Special education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $40,770 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $44,070 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in North Dakota

10th percentile
$31,910
25th percentile
$36,630
50th percentile
$43,170
75th percentile
$51,720
90th percentile
$58,670

This represents a 7% growth in salaries. This growth is mirrored by state trends for all professionals. In North Dakota state, within the field of special education, there is a huge variation in pay. The highest paid special education professionals earn 84% more money than those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket.

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in North Dakota

Early Childhood Education
$36,085
Elementary Education
$49,492
Special Education
$44,250
Speech Therapy
$38,560
Teaching
$50,127

In North Dakota, 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 North Dakota

associate
1
bachelor
4
master
10
doctor
0
Certificate
1
Total16

The number of students graduating from the 4 accredited special education schools in North Dakota is decreasing. In North Dakota, there were 184 graduates in 2006. And there were 104 graduates from special education courses in 2010.

This represents a 43% decrease in the number of special education degree or certificate school graduates in North Dakota state. Most of these graduates, or 63%, earned an master's degree in special education.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in North Dakota

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