Find Schools

Study Area & Zipcode

Graduate Certificate in Educational Administration

Find Schools Near

Graduate Certificate in Educational Administration

9,171 Yearly Graduations
$71,700 Median Salary
$28,215 Median Debt
There are 397 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a graduate certificate in education admin. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 26% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 0.4% of education admin graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Education Admin Majors

In 2018-2019, 9,171 earned their graduate certificate in education admin. This earns it the #1 spot on the list of the most popular graduate certificate programs in the nation.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 27,762
Graduate Certificate 9,171
Doctor’s Degree 6,651
Bachelor’s Degree 573
Basic Certificate 173
Undergraduate Certificate 29
Associate’s Degree 22

Earnings of Education Admin Majors With Graduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in education admin is $71,700. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $64,500 to a high of $91,300.

undefined

Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a graduate certificate in education admin is $28,215. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $36,318 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $20,800.

undefined

Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $329.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in education admin. About 72.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 2,538
Women 6,633
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Education Admin

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 110
Black or African American 1,469
Hispanic or Latino 616
White 6,094
International Students 38
Other Races/Ethnicities 844
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Admin Graduate Certificate Students

There are 397 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in education admin. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Lamar University

Beaumont, Texas
881 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for education admin students seekinga graduate certificate is Lamar University. Each year, around 14,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,032 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,324 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 881 graduate certificate were handed out to education admin majors at Lamar University. Of these students, 76% were women and 46% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

The College of Saint Rose

Albany, New York
740 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The College of Saint Rose is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in education admin. Each year, around 3,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,218 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,382 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 740 people received their graduate certificate in education admin from The College of Saint Rose. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

542 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
22% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Arkansas State University - Main Campus. Roughly 13,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,540 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,986 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 542 graduate certificate were handed out to education admin majors at Arkansas State University - Main Campus. About 66% of this group were women, and 22% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia
193 Yearly Graduations
72% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 4th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Liberty University. Roughly 75,000 attend the school each year. 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, 193 graduate certificate were handed out to education admin majors at Liberty University. About 72% of this group were women, and 37% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

Stony Brook University

Stony Brook, New York
172 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Stony Brook University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in education admin. Roughly 25,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,070 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,310 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 172 graduate certificate were handed out to education admin majors at SUNY Stony Brook. About 75% of this group were women, and 13% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Gardner - Webb University

Boiling Springs, North Carolina
166 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Gardner - Webb University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in education admin. Roughly 3,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,220 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,000 per year.

The education admin program at Gardner - Webb University awarded 166 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 55% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 84% were women.

#7

McDaniel College

Westminster, Maryland
146 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

McDaniel College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in education admin. Roughly 2,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,540 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,180 per year.

The education admin program at McDaniel College awarded 146 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 18% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 79% were women.

#8

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
142 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Capella University. Each year, around 36,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 142 graduate certificate were handed out to education admin majors at Capella University. Of these students, 71% were women and 46% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Viterbo University

La Crosse, Wisconsin
140 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Viterbo University. Each year, around 2,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $27,960 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,864 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 140 graduate certificate were handed out to education admin majors at Viterbo. Around 8% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 56% were women.

#10

George Washington University

Washington, District of Columbia
134 Yearly Graduations
81% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is George Washington University. Each year, around 27,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,770 per year.

The education admin program at George Washington University awarded 134 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 81% were women and 43% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Lincoln Memorial University

Harrogate, Tennessee
132 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Lincoln Memorial University. Roughly 4,700 attend the school each year. 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, 132 people received their graduate certificate in education admin from LMU. About 68% of this group were women, and 8% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Central Connecticut State University

New Britain, Connecticut
122 Yearly Graduations
66% Women
8% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Connecticut State University comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in education admin. Roughly 11,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,924 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,378 per year.

The education admin program at Central Connecticut State University awarded 122 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 66% were women and 8% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Thomas University

Thomasville, Georgia
96 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Thomas University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in education admin. Roughly 1,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,940 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,790 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 96 graduate certificate were handed out to education admin majors at TU. Around 44% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 83% were women.

96 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Indiana Wesleyan University-National & Global comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in education admin. Roughly 10,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,453 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,083 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 96 people received their graduate certificate in education admin from IWU. About 71% of this group were women, and 15% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#15

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, Utah
95 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Western Governors University. Roughly 98,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,380 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,500 per year.

The education admin program at Western Governors University awarded 95 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 69% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

National Louis University

Chicago, Illinois
94 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for education admin majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is National Louis University. Roughly 4,900 attend the school each year. 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 94 people received their graduate certificate in education admin from NLU. Around 39% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 78% were women.

#17

Columbus State University

Columbus, Georgia
85 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Columbus State University is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in education admin. Each year, around 8,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,300 per year.

The education admin program at Columbus State University awarded 85 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 61% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#18

LIU Post

Brookville, New York
84 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

LIU Post is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in education admin. Each year, around 8,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $36,452 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $22,482 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 84 graduate certificate were handed out to education admin majors at LIU Post. Of these students, 77% were women and 19% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#19

Appalachian State University

Boone, North Carolina
80 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Appalachian State University is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in education admin. Each year, around 18,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,242 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,839 per year.

The education admin program at Appalachian State University awarded 80 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 75% were women and 34% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#20

Sacred Heart University

Fairfield, Connecticut
75 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Sacred Heart University comes in at #20 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in education admin. Roughly 8,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $42,800 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $30,427 per year.

The education admin program at Sacred Heart University awarded 75 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 80% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 3,548
Special Education 2,240
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2,112
Curriculum & Instruction 1,230
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.

Find Schools Near You

Our free school finder matches students with accredited colleges across the U.S.