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Graduate Certificate in Curriculum & Instruction

1,230 Yearly Graduations
$55,500 Median Salary
$41,346 Median Debt
A graduate certificate in curriculum is offered at 106 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 23% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 0.8% of curriculum graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Curriculum Majors

In 2018-2019, 1,230 earned their graduate certificate in curriculum. This makes it the 11th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in curriculum at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 16,093
Doctor’s Degree 1,415
Graduate Certificate 1,230
Bachelor’s Degree 29

Earnings of Curriculum Majors With Graduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in curriculum is $55,500. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $52,475 and the high is $57,925.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a graduate certificate in curriculum is $41,346. The length of time it takes you to graduate and what college you attend can affect this number quite a bit.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $49,134 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $30,865.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $482.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in curriculum. About 81.2% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 231
Women 999
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Curriculum

The racial-ethnic distribution of curriculum graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 34
Black or African American 151
Hispanic or Latino 65
White 865
International Students 10
Other Races/Ethnicities 105
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Curriculum Graduate Certificate Students

There are 106 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in curriculum. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Piedmont College

Demorest, Georgia
373 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Piedmont College tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for curriculum majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Roughly 2,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,492 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,134 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 373 people received their graduate certificate in curriculum from Piedmont College. Around 19% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

#2

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia
147 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Liberty University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in curriculum. Each year, around 75,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,417 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,980 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 147 graduate certificate were handed out to curriculum majors at Liberty University. Around 29% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 80% were women.

#3

George Mason University

Fairfax, Virginia
96 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for curriculum majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is George Mason University. Roughly 35,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,060 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,144 per year.

The curriculum program at George Mason University awarded 96 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 29% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

#4

The University of West Florida

Pensacola, Florida
89 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for curriculum majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is The University of West Florida. Each year, around 13,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,735 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,088 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 89 people received their graduate certificate in curriculum from University of West Florida. About 74% of this group were women, and 30% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, Tennessee
61 Yearly Graduations
75% Women

Lincoln Memorial University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in curriculum. Each year, around 4,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $22,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,093 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 61 people received their graduate certificate in curriculum from LMU.

#6

University of Denver

Denver, Colorado
51 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
24% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 6th most popular school in the country for curriculum majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Denver. Roughly 11,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $51,336 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,336 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 51 people received their graduate certificate in curriculum from U of Denver. Of these students, 67% were women and 24% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#7

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
36 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Florida comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in curriculum. Each year, around 52,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

The curriculum program at University of Florida awarded 36 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 83% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, Georgia
35 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kennesaw State University is the 8th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in curriculum. Each year, around 35,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,328 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 35 people received their graduate certificate in curriculum from KSU Georgia. Of these students, 97% were women and 29% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

24 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
4% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Maryland - Baltimore County is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in curriculum. Roughly 13,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,704 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,862 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 people received their graduate certificate in curriculum from UMBC. About 88% of this group were women, and 4% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
24 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Capella University comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in curriculum. Roughly 36,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

The curriculum program at Capella University awarded 24 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 79% of this group were women, and 50% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

University of Missouri - Columbia

Columbia, Missouri
21 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Missouri - Columbia comes in at #11 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in curriculum. Roughly 30,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,264 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 21 people received their graduate certificate in curriculum from Mizzou. Of these students, 86% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#12

Morehead State University

Morehead, Kentucky
19 Yearly Graduations
68% Women

The 12th most popular school in the country for curriculum majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Morehead State University. Roughly 10,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,970 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,260 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 19 graduate certificate were handed out to curriculum majors at Morehead State University.

#13

University of Maryland - College Park

College Park, Maryland
18 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Maryland - College Park comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in curriculum. Roughly 40,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,824 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,158 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 18 people received their graduate certificate in curriculum from UMCP. About 83% of this group were women, and 72% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Middle Tennessee State University

Murfreesboro, Tennessee
17 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Middle Tennessee State University is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in curriculum. Each year, around 21,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,946 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 people received their graduate certificate in curriculum from Middle Tennessee State University. About 82% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

16 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Cincinnati - Main Campus comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in curriculum. Roughly 37,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,476 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,790 per year.

The curriculum program at University of Cincinnati - Main Campus awarded 16 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 62% were women and 6% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Augusta University

Augusta, Georgia
14 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for curriculum majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Augusta University. Each year, around 8,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,892 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,504 per year.

The curriculum program at Augusta University awarded 14 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 79% of this group were women, and 57% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Lindenwood University

Saint Charles, Missouri
12 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lindenwood University comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in curriculum. Each year, around 10,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $18,000 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,000 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 graduate certificate were handed out to curriculum majors at Lindenwood University. Of these students, 75% were women and 42% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

12 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of South Florida - Main Campus comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in curriculum. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,559 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,350 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 people received their graduate certificate in curriculum from USF Tampa. Of these students, 100% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#17

Missouri Baptist University

Saint Louis, Missouri
12 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for curriculum majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Missouri Baptist University. Roughly 5,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $26,860 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,197 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 graduate certificate were handed out to curriculum majors at MBU. Around 17% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#20

National Louis University

Chicago, Illinois
11 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

National Louis University comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in curriculum. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,646 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 graduate certificate were handed out to curriculum majors at NLU. Around 45% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to curriculum that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Educational Administration 9,171
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3,548
Special Education 2,240
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2,112
General Education 1,224

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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