Education at Buffalo State
Buffalo State is located in Buffalo, New York and approximately 8,339 students attend the school each year. In the 2020-2021 academic year, 199 students received a bachelor's degree in education from Buffalo State.
Want to know more about the career opportunities in this field? Check out the Careers in Education section at the bottom of this page.
Buffalo State Education Degrees Available
- Bachelor’s Degree in Education
- Master’s Degree in Education
Online Classes Are Available at Buffalo State
If you are a working student or have a busy schedule, you may want to consider taking online classes. While these classes used to be mostly populated by returning adults, more and more traditional students are turning to this option.
For those who are interested in distance learning, Buffalo State does offer online courses in education for the following degree levels:
- Master’s Degree
Buffalo State Education Rankings
The following rankings from College Factual show how the education progam at Buffalo State compares to programs at other colleges and universities.
Note: Rankings don't always give a complete picture of a school's strengths and weaknesses, so it's a good idea to extend your research and also look at other factors when trying to decide if the school is right for you.
Bachelor’s Degree Overall Quality & Other Notable Rankings
The education major at Buffalo State 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.
|Most Popular Education Schools||147|
|Most Focused Education Graduate Certificate Schools||152|
|Most Popular Online Education Graduate Certificate Schools||203|
|Best Value Education Graduate Certificate Schools||493|
|Best Education Master’s Degree Schools||742|
|Best Value Education Master’s Degree Schools||766|
Education Student Demographics at Buffalo State
Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Buffalo State.
Buffalo State Education Bachelor’s Program
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Buffalo State with a bachelor's in education.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||29|
|Hispanic or Latino||8|
Buffalo State Education Master’s Program
Of the students who received a education master's degree from Buffalo State, 79% were white. This is above average for this degree on the natiowide level.
The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Buffalo State with a master's in education.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Students|
|Black or African American||26|
|Hispanic or Latino||12|
Buffalo State also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2021, 0 student 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 Buffalo State. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.
|Concentration||Annual Degrees Awarded|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||188|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||132|
|Curriculum & Instruction||50|
|Teaching English or French||10|
- Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies
- Family, Consumer & Human Sciences
- Communication & Journalism
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 NY, the home state for Buffalo State.
|Occupation||Jobs in NY||Average Salary in NY|
|Elementary School Teachers||82,590||$83,010|
|High School Teachers||74,830||$85,300|
|Middle School Teachers||39,950||$83,490|
|Self-Enrichment Education Teachers||31,840||$56,060|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Image Credit: By Fortunate4now under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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