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Teacher Education Subject Specific at George Washington University

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Teacher Education Subject Specific at George Washington University

Every teacher education subject specific school has its own distinct culture and strengths. We've pulled together some statistics and other details to help you see how the subject specific ed program at George Washington University stacks up to those at other schools.

GWU is located in Washington, District of Columbia and approximately 27,017 students attend the school each year.

Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Teacher Education Subject Specific section at the bottom of this page.

GWU Teacher Education Subject Specific Degrees Available

  • Master’s Degree in Subject Specific Ed

Online Classes Are Available at GWU

Online courses are a good option for students who need a more flexible schedule that allows them to pursue an education when and where they want. Whether you're going to school part-time or full-time, you may find distance education the right choice for you.

Are you one of the many who prefer to take online classes? GWU offers distance education options for subject specific ed at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

GWU Teacher Education Subject Specific Rankings

Subject Specific Ed Student Demographics at GWU

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the subject specific ed majors at George Washington University.

GWU Teacher Education Subject Specific Master’s Program

54% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2020-2021 academic year, 24 subject specific ed majors earned their master's degree from GWU. Of these graduates, 46% were men and 54% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 33% men graduate in subject specific ed each year. GWU does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 13% more men than average.


Of the students who received a subject specific ed master's degree from GWU, 58% were white. This is below average for this degree on the natiowide level. In the subject specific ed master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 38% of degree recipients. That is 14% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from George Washington University with a master's in subject specific ed.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 3
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 14
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

Careers That Subject Specific Ed Grads May Go Into

A degree in subject specific ed can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for DC, the home state for George Washington University.

Occupation Jobs in DC Average Salary in DC
High School Teachers 3,850 $65,180
Elementary School Teachers 3,260 $79,480
Political Science Professors 1,160 $127,410
Librarians 1,120 $85,330


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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