Best special education graduate programs in Alabama

Special education professionals work with children and adults who are atypically developing. A graduate degree in special education enhances their ability to work with special needs students by advancing their knowledge about the field. Check out the best special education graduate programs below. Read more about our ranking methodology here

Our master’s in special education rankings cover 210 of the 424 universities available, accounting for 71% of total student conferrals. Three years after completing their degree, graduates earn a weighted average salary of $53,501.

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#1 in Alabama | #107 in Special Education nationally

University of West Alabama

Livingston, Alabama

Economic score: 0.44

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $51,622

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $13,442

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $30,658

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.59

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#2 in Alabama | #166 in Special Education nationally

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama

Economic score: 0.55

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $47,022

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $8,842

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $31,890

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.68

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#3 in Alabama | #179 in Special Education nationally

Jacksonville State University

Jacksonville, Alabama

Economic score: 0.59

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $45,696

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $7,516

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $32,030

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.70

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#4 in Alabama | #214 in Special Education nationally

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Birmingham, Alabama

Economic score: 0.70

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $48,118

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $9,938

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $42,260

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.88

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#5 in Alabama | #223 in Special Education nationally

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama

Economic score: 0.78

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $44,861

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $6,681

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $41,000

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 0.91

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

#6 in Alabama | #235 in Special Education nationally

University of South Alabama

Mobile, Alabama

Economic score: 0.91

Calculated by dividing the debt-to-earnings by earningsplus percentage. The lower the economic score, the better.

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Earnings: $44,026

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduation.

EarningsPlus: + $5,846

Earnings plus shows how much more or less the median student earns than the median earnings of undergraduate graduates in the same program type. (Based on ipeds CIP Code taxonomy)

Debt: $46,387

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

Debt to earnings: 1.05

Calculated by dividing the debt by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

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Samford University

Birmingham, Alabama

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University of North Alabama

Florence, Alabama

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