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Special Education Schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Special Education Schools in Pittsburgh, PA

If you are interested in pursuing special education, you may want to consider attending one of the 5 special education schools in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Pittsburgh has a total population of 334,563 and a student population of 87,948. Of these students, 44,730 are enrolled in schools that offer special education programs.

Pittsburgh's largest special education school is Duquesne University. In 2010, approximately 16 students graduated from the Special Education program at Duquesne University.

In 2010, 30 students graduated with a special education degree from one of Pittsburgh's special education schools. If you decide to attend one of Pittsburgh's special education schools, you can expect to pay an average of $34,454 per year in instate tuition and $36,394 per year in out of state tuition.

In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,022 for special education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $8,821 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $24,567.

Special Education Salaries and Career Outlook in Pittsburgh

After graduating with your credentials in special education, if you decide to work as a special education professional in Pittsburgh, your job prospects are not very good. There were 11,700 special education professionals working in Pennsylvania and 1,650 working in the greater Pittsburgh area in 2010. The government projects that the number of special education professionals in Pittsburgh will increase by 7% by the year 2018. This anticipated change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for special education professionals.

The average salary you can expect to earn as a special education professional in Pittsburgh is $51,140 per year, which is lower than the average for special education professionals state-wide.

This Page is Useful for Those Seeking the Following:

  • Special Education Degree in Pittsburgh
  • Associates Degree in Special Education
  • Bachelors Degree in Special Education
  • Special Education Classes
  • Special Education Courses
  • Special Education Training

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  1. 1University of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh CampusUniversity of Pittsburgh-Pittsburgh Campus

    Address:
    4200 Fifth Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15260

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    2-4 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  2. 2Duquesne UniversityDuquesne University

    Address:
    Administration Bldg 600 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15282

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  3. 3Carlow UniversityCarlow University

    Address:
    3333 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213-3165

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    1-2 years certificate
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree
    Post-master's certificate

  4. 4Chatham UniversityChatham University

    Address:
    Woodland Rd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15232

    Awards Offered:
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

  5. 5La Roche CollegeLa Roche College

    Address:
    9000 Babcock Blvd, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15237-5898

    Awards Offered:
    Less than 1 year certificate
    Associate's degree
    Bachelor's degree
    Postbaccalaureate certificate
    Master's degree

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