Special Education Schools In Texas

Special Education classes faculty can choose to work at one of 45 accredited special education schools in Texas. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in special education in the state of Texas, 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
  • PhD degree in Special Education


Schools

  1. Abilene Christian University

    1600 Campus Court, Abilene, Texas 79699

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  2. Angelo State University

    2601 W Avenue N, San Angelo, Texas 76909

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  3. Baylor University

    500 Speight Ave., Waco, Texas 76798

    75 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  4. Texas A & M University-Corpus Christi

    6300 Ocean Dr., Corpus Christi, Texas 78412-5503

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  5. Dallas Baptist University

    3000 Mountain Creek Parkway, Dallas, Texas 75211-9299

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  6. Del Mar College

    101 Baldwin Blvd., Corpus Christi, Texas 78404-3897

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  7. Texas A & M University-Texarkana

    7101 University Ave., Texarkana, Texas 75503

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  8. Texas A & M University-Commerce

    2600 South Neal, Commerce, Texas 75429-3011

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  9. Hardin-Simmons University

    2200 Hickory, Abilene, Texas 79698-0001

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  10. Houston Baptist University

    7502 Fondren Rd, Houston, Texas 77074-3298

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  11. University of Houston-Victoria

    3007 N. Ben Wilson, Victoria, Texas 77901

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  12. University of Houston

    212 E. Cullen Building, Houston, Texas 77204-2018

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  13. Jarvis Christian College

    Hwy 80 E, Hawkins, Texas 75765-1470

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  14. Lamar University

    4400 MLK, Beaumont, Texas 77705

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  15. Texas A & M International University

    5201 University Blvd, Laredo, Texas 78041-1900

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  16. Lubbock Christian University

    5601 19th Street, Lubbock, Texas 79407-2099

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  17. University of Mary Hardin-Baylor

    900 College St, Belton, Texas 76513-2599

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  18. Midwestern State University

    3410 Taft Blvd, Wichita Falls, Texas 76308-2099

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  19. University of North Texas

    Chestnut Ave., Denton, Texas 76203-1277

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  20. Our Lady of the Lake University-San Antonio

    411 SW 24th St, San Antonio, Texas 78207-4689

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  21. The University of Texas-Pan American

    1201 W University Dr, Edinburg, Texas 78539-2999

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  22. The University of Texas at Brownsville

    80 Fort Brown, Brownsville, Texas 78520-4991

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  23. Prairie View A & M University

    FM 1098 Road & University Drive, Prairie View, Texas 77446

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  24. Sam Houston State University

    1806 Ave J, Huntsville, Texas 77340

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  25. St Marys University

    One Camino Santa Maria, San Antonio, Texas 78228-8572

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  26. Southern Methodist University

    6425 Boaz St, Dallas, Texas 75275-0221

    62 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  27. Southwestern University

    1001 University Ave, Georgetown, Texas 78626

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  28. Stephen F Austin State University

    2008 Alumin Drive, Rusk 206, Nacogdoches, Texas 75961

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  29. Texas State University-San Marcos

    601 University Dr, San Marcos, Texas 78666

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  30. Sul Ross State University

    400 North Harrison, Alpine, Texas 79832

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  31. The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio

    7703 Floyd Curl Dr, San Antonio, Texas 78229-3900

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  32. Texas A & M University-Kingsville

    955 University Blvd, Kingsville, Texas 78363

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  33. Texas A & M University

    College Station, Texas 77843-1244

    58 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  34. The University of Texas at Austin

    Austin, Texas 78712

    45 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  35. The University of Texas at El Paso

    500 W. University Ave, El Paso, Texas 79968-0691

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  36. The University of Texas at Tyler

    3900 University Blvd, Tyler, Texas 75799-6699

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  37. Texas Christian University

    2800 S University Dr, Fort Worth, Texas 76129

    97 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  38. The University of Texas of the Permian Basin

    4901 E University, Odessa, Texas 79762-0001

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  39. The University of Texas at San Antonio

    One UTSA Circle, San Antonio, Texas 78249-1644

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  40. Texas Tech University

    Broadway and University Avenue, Lubbock, Texas 79409-5005

    160 U.S. News National University Ranking
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  41. Texas Woman's University

    304 Administration Dr, Denton, Texas 76201

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  42. Wayland Baptist University

    1900 W 7th St., Plainview, Texas 79072

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  43. West Texas A & M University

    2501 4th Ave, Canyon, Texas 79016-0001

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  44. Western Texas College

    6200 College Ave, Snyder, Texas 79549

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  45. University of Phoenix-San Antonio Campus

    8200 IH-10 West Ste 910, San Antonio, Texas 78230-3876

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Cities

  1. Special Education Schools in San Antonio, TX5 Schools
  2. Special Education Schools in Corpus Christi, TX2 Schools
  3. Special Education Schools in Denton, TX2 Schools
  4. Special Education Schools in Houston, TX2 Schools
  5. Special Education Schools in Lubbock, TX2 Schools
  6. Special Education Schools in Abilene, TX2 Schools
  7. Special Education Schools in Dallas, TX2 Schools
  8. Special Education Schools in Texarkana, TX1 Schools
  9. Special Education Schools in Laredo, TX1 Schools
  10. Special Education Schools in Tyler, TX1 Schools
  11. Special Education Schools in Hawkins, TX1 Schools
  12. Special Education Schools in Kingsville, TX1 Schools
  13. Special Education Schools in Nacogdoches, TX1 Schools
  14. Special Education Schools in Fort Worth, TX1 Schools
  15. Special Education Schools in Brownsville, TX1 Schools
  16. Special Education Schools in Edinburg, TX1 Schools
  17. Special Education Schools in Wichita Falls, TX1 Schools
  18. Special Education Schools in Georgetown, TX1 Schools
  19. Special Education Schools in Belton, TX1 Schools
  20. Special Education Schools in San Marcos, TX1 Schools
  21. Special Education Schools in Waco, TX1 Schools
  22. Special Education Schools in Canyon, TX1 Schools
  23. Special Education Schools in San Angelo, TX1 Schools
  24. Special Education Schools in Plainview, TX1 Schools
  25. Special Education Schools in Huntsville, TX1 Schools
  26. Special Education Schools in Snyder, TX1 Schools
  27. Special Education Schools in Prairie View, TX1 Schools
  28. Special Education Schools in Austin, TX1 Schools
  29. Special Education Schools in Beaumont, TX1 Schools
  30. Special Education Schools in Odessa, TX1 Schools
  31. Special Education Schools in College Station, TX1 Schools
  32. Special Education Schools in Alpine, TX1 Schools
  33. Special Education Schools in Commerce, TX1 Schools
  34. Special Education Schools in Victoria, TX1 Schools
  35. Special Education Schools in El Paso, TX1 Schools

Statistics

Professional Trends

Texas Vs. National Special Education Employment

Texas 28,380
National 468,850

Of all of the special education professionals that work in the US, approximately 6% work in Texas state.

Employment Growth for Special education professionals In Texas

23,270 26,060 26,840 29,160 14,030
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Actual Values

In Texas, special education is a shrinking field. There were 9,240 less special education professionals working in Texas in 2010, than there were in 2006. This represents a 40% decline in the field. 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 Texas

$42,980 $44,900 $46,273 $49,970 $50,390
$42,701 $44,703 $45,514 $47,910 $49,136
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Light Blue: Special Education
  • Dark Yellow: All Professions

The salaries paid to special education professionals are growing in Texas. Special education professionals earned a yearly mean salary of $42,980 in 2006. They earned a yearly mean salary of $50,390 in 2010.

Salary percentiles for Special education professionals in Texas

10th percentile
$38,970
25th percentile
$43,720
50th percentile
$50,360
75th percentile
$57,260
90th percentile
$64,570

This represents a growth in salaries of 15%. State trends for all professions mirror this growth. In the state of Texas, there is a huge variation in pay, within the field of special education. The pay differential between the highest paid special education professionals and those in the bottom 10% of the pay bracket is 66%

Average Salaries for Special education professionals and related professions in Texas

Early Childhood Education
$41,698
Elementary Education
$56,560
Special Education
$50,870
Speech Therapy
$49,580
Teaching
$65,294

Special education professionals in Texas earn, on average, less than their counterparts in related professions.

Educational Trends

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

associate
5
bachelor
13
master
41
doctor
5
Certificate
3
Total67

As the number of special education professionals is decreasing in Texas state, the number of students graduating from the 45 accredited special education schools in Texas state is decreasing. In 2006 there were 1,570 special education graduates from special education courses in Texas and in 2010 there were 711 graduates.

This represents a 55% decrease in the number of special education degree or certificate school graduates in Texas state. A majority of these graduates, or 61%, graduated with an master's degree in special education.

Special Education Faculty Salaries in Texas

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