Special Education in Massachusetts

The Top 3 Online Schools: Get Free Info

  • Walden University Btn_top_more_info
  • Capella University Btn_top_more_info
  • American Intercontinental University Btn_top_more_info
Ad_cliff_notes Ad_open_courseware Never-leave-home

There are schools offering special education degrees in Massachusetts!

You may want to consider online colleges as well!
Great programs and courses just at the click of your finger!
 

Schools Offering Special Education Programs in Massachusetts


Around 0.5% of Massachusetts's graduates graduate from special education degree programs every year. Thus, Massachusetts' 26 special education schools put out approximately 1,111 special education professionals each year.

Top Schools

Boston College, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a special education program. It is located in Chestnut Hill. In 2010, 42 students graduated from Boston College's special education program. Tuition at Boston College was $40,542 per year.

Boston University, which is located in Boston, is the second-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a special education program. It received a ranking of 14th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 49 students graduated from Boston University special education program. Boston University charged in-state students $39,864 in tuition fees per year.

Gordon College, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Massachusetts that has a special education program. It is located in Wenham. In 2010, 0 students graduated from Gordon College special education program. The tuition rate at Gordon College was $29,458 per year.

Cost

Tuition at Massachusetts' special education schools ranges from $40,542 per year to $7,053 per year. But, the average tuition is $23,520 per year. In 2010, the following Massachusetts special education schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Boston College - located in Chestnut Hill, students are charged $40,542 per year
  2. Boston University - located in Boston, students are charged $39,864 per year
  3. Smith College - located in Northampton, students are charged $38,898 per year

The following Massachusetts special education schools had the lowest tuition rates:

  1. Bridgewater State University - located in Bridgewater, students are charged $7,053 per year
  2. Framingham State University - located in Framingham, students are charged $7,065 per year
  3. Worcester State University - located in Worcester, students are charged $7,155 per year

A special education degree from a Massachusetts school... what next?

The largest populations of Massachusetts special education professional are working in the following counties:

  1. Bristol County - 4,820 special education professionals
  2. Hartford County - 910 special education professionals
  3. Middlesex County - 780 special education professionals

Projected Growth

The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Massachusetts will grow by 13%. By 2018, there will be an estimated 9,480 special education professionals working in Massachusetts.

Salary

special education professionals in Massachusetts make an average of $58,510 per year. But, salaries for special education professional can vary. In 2010, special education professional made as little as less than $29,610 per year or as much as more than $112,050 per year in Massachusetts. On average special education professional earn the most in the following Massachusetts counties:

  1. Essex County - $62,770 per year
  2. Berkshire County - $62,595 per year
  3. Barnstable County - $61,625 per year

On average, special education professionals earn the least in the following Massachusetts counties:

  1. Hartford County - $55,960 per year
  2. Middlesex County - $57,545 per year
  3. Windham County - $58,280 per year

On average, the highest paid special education professionals in Massachusetts were:

  1. Preschool Special Education Teacher - $58,510 per year

The special education professionals with lowest average salaries in Massachusetts were:

  1. Preschool Special Education Teacher - $58,510 per year

More Information

The charts and graphs below have additional Massachusetts statistics regarding a career in special education. Take a look and compare salaries with various related fields such as speech therapy or elementary education.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Bachelor's Degree in Special Education in Massachusetts
  • Master's Degree in Special Education in Massachusetts

Want to study at your own time and pace?

Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

View Online Schools
Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,267 miles from location Boston University Boston MA 85.9479 20% 31,960
5,270 miles from location Boston College Chestnut Hill MA 86.2323 25% 15,036
5,263 miles from location University of Massachusetts-Boston Boston MA 23.6688 26% 14,912
5,255 miles from location Bridgewater State University Bridgewater MA 31.299 32% 10,774
5,259 miles from location Salem State University Salem MA 26.9378 31% 10,125
5,305 miles from location Fitchburg State University Fitchburg MA 60.4816 33% 7,043
5,268 miles from location Lesley University Cambridge MA 61.0844 22% 6,173
5,283 miles from location Framingham State University Framingham MA 60.0669 34% 5,989
5,348 miles from location Westfield State University Westfield MA 31.0441 37% 5,675
5,303 miles from location Worcester State University Worcester MA 57.4626 33% 5,473
5,336 miles from location Springfield College Springfield MA 31.5966 35% 5,107
5,267 miles from location Simmons College Boston MA 65.2275 18% 5,003
5,268 miles from location Cambridge College Cambridge MA 3.68915 n/a 4,830
5,257 miles from location Endicott College Beverly MA 64.4405 30% 4,136
5,336 miles from location American International College Springfield MA 51.0356 31% 3,414
5,266 miles from location Curry College Milton MA 52.1152 19% 3,125
5,343 miles from location Smith College Northampton MA 37.759 35% 3,121
5,302 miles from location Assumption College Worcester MA 29.7589 17% 2,794
5,273 miles from location Merrimack College North Andover MA 30.19 18% 2,090
5,337 miles from location Bay Path College Longmeadow MA 60.6795 33% 2,044
5,257 miles from location Gordon College Wenham MA 68.7889 35% 1,685
5,277 miles from location Regis College Weston MA 56.8755 19% 1,586
5,339 miles from location College of Our Lady of the Elms Chicopee MA 67.8925 32% 1,260
5,261 miles from location Eastern Nazarene College Quincy MA 54.2902 35% 1,075
5,267 miles from location Wheelock College Boston MA 57.9598 23% 1,055
5,271 miles from location Hebrew College Newton Center MA 13.0152 n/a 252
 

Curious what studying Special Education gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Massachusetts

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School + 8,710 $58,510 25.3%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are special education related jobs in Massachusetts