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Education at Wayne State College

What traits are you looking for in a education school? To help you decide if Wayne State College is right for you, we've gathered the following information about the school's education program.

WSC is located in Wayne, Nebraska and approximately 3,890 students attend the school each year. Of the 592 students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Wayne State College in 2019, 160 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.

WSC Education Degrees Available

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

Online Classes Are Available at WSC

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? WSC offers distance education options for education at the following degree levels:

  • Master’s Degree

WSC Education Rankings

Each year, College Factual ranks education programs across the country. The following shows how WSC 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 WSC 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 Focused Education Bachelor’s Degree Schools 14
Best Value Education Master’s Degree Schools 24
Best Value Education Schools 33
Most Focused Education Schools 67
Most Focused Education Master’s Degree Schools 141
Most Popular Online Education Graduate Certificate Schools 190
Most Focused Education Graduate Certificate Schools 280
Most Popular Education Schools 326
Most Popular Education Graduate Certificate Schools 386

In 2019, 105 students received their master’s degree in education from WSC. This makes it the #415 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

Education Student Demographics at WSC

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Wayne State College.

WSC Education Bachelor’s Program

72% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
During the 2018-2019 academic year, 160 education majors earned their bachelor's degree from WSC. Of these graduates, 28% were men and 72% were women. The typical education bachelor's degree program is made up of only 20% men. So male students are more repesented at WSC since its program graduates 8% more men than average.

WSC Gender Breakdown of Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

About 91% of those who receive a bachelor's degree in education at WSC are white. This is above average for this degree on the nationwide level.

The following table and chart show the race/ethnicity for students who recently graduated from Wayne State College with a bachelor's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Wayne State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 4
Black or African American 0
Hispanic or Latino 7
White 146
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 3

WSC Education Master’s Program

71% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
Of the 105 education students who graduated with a master's degree in 2018-2019 from WSC, about 29% were men and 71% were women. Nationwide, master's degree programs only see 20% men graduate in education each year. WSC does a better job at serving the male population as it supports 8% more men than average.

WSC Gender Breakdown of Education Master's Degree Grads

Of the students who received a education master's degree from WSC, 88% 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 Wayne State College with a master's in education.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Wayne State College
Race/Ethnicity Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 92
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 6

WSC also has a doctoral program available in education. In 2019, 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 Wayne State College. Some of these focus areas may not be available for your degree level.

Concentration Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 72
Teacher Education Subject Specific 62
Curriculum & Instruction 58
Educational Administration 34
Special Education 26
Student Counseling 19

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 NE, the home state for Wayne State College.

Occupation Jobs in NE Average Salary in NE
Teacher Assistants 11,040 $26,540
Elementary School Teachers 9,920 $57,490
High School Teachers 7,880 $57,500
Middle School Teachers 3,460 $60,280
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 2,400 $32,890

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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