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Education at University of Holy Cross

If you are interested in studying education, you may want to check out the program at University of Holy Cross. The following information will help you decide if it is a good fit for you.

UHC is located in New Orleans, Louisiana and has a total student population of 1,246. Of the 104 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from University of Holy Cross in 2019, 9 of them were education majors.

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

UHC Education Degrees Available

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Online Classes Are Available at UHC

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.

UHC does offer online education options in education for the following degree levels for those interested in distance learning:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Master’s Degree

UHC Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks education programs across the country. The following shows how UHC performed in these rankings.

Note: While rankings may be a good starting point when you're researching a school, they don't necessarily highlight all of a school's strengths. Don't forget to check out the other details that are available for a school to see if it has what you're looking for in a program.

Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings

The education major at UHC is not ranked on College Factual’s Best Colleges and Universities for Education. This could be for a number of reasons, such as not having enough data on the major or school to make an accurate assessment of its quality.

Ranking Type Rank
Most Popular Online Education Schools 282
Most Focused Colleges for Education 444
Most Popular Colleges for Education 1,448

In 2019, 43 students received their master’s degree in education from UHC. This makes it the #676 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

There were 12 students who received their doctoral degrees in education, making the school the #285 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Education Student Demographics at UHC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at University of Holy Cross.

UHC Education Bachelor’s Program

100% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
For the most recent academic year available, 0% of education bachelor's degrees went to men and 100% went to women.

UHC Gender Breakdown of Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 56% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in education at UHC are white. This is below average for this degree on the nationwide level. Prospective students may be interested in knowing that this school graduates 20% more racial-ethnic minorities in its education bachelor's program than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Holy Cross with a bachelor's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 2
White 5
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

UHC Education Master’s Program

84% Women
70% Racial-Ethnic Minorities
Of the 43 students who earned a master's degree in Education from UHC in 2018-2019, 16% were men and 84% were women.

UHC Gender Breakdown of Education Master's Degree Grads

In the education master's program at this school, racial-ethnic minorities make up 70% of degree recipients. That is 43% better than the national average.*

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from University of Holy Cross with a master's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at University of Holy Cross
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 3
Black or African American 23
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 13
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 1

UHC also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2019, 12 students graduated with a doctor's degree in this field.

Concentrations Within Education

If you plan to be a education major, you may want to focus your studies on one of the following concentrations. The completion numbers here include all graduates who receive any type of degree in this field from University of Holy Cross. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Educational Administration 25
Other Education 12
Curriculum & Instruction 11
Student Counseling 10
Teacher Education Grade Specific 6

Careers That Education Grads May Go Into

A degree in education can lead to the following careers. Since job numbers and average salaries can vary by geographic location, we have only included the numbers for LA, the home state for University of Holy Cross.

Occupation Jobs in LA Average Salary in LA
Elementary School Teachers 24,070 $48,740
Teacher Assistants 17,110 $21,510
High School Teachers 13,930 $51,810
Middle School Teachers 6,750 $49,960
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors 4,970 $55,500

References

*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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