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Basic Certificate in General Education

507 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This degree is more popular with female students, and about 30% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.6% of education graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Education Majors

In 2018-2019, 507 basic certificate were awarded to education majors. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in education at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 19,995
Bachelor’s Degree 4,523
Doctor’s Degree 2,518
Associate’s Degree 2,187
Graduate Certificate 1,224
Basic Certificate 507
Undergraduate Certificate 112

Earnings of Education Majors With Basic Certificate

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for education students who are basic certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in education. About 78.1% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 111
Women 396
Gender Diversity of Basic Certificate in Education

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 27
Black or African American 22
Hispanic or Latino 88
White 332
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 30
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Basic Certificate Students

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 5,914
Other Education 640
Special Education 554
Teaching English or French 544
Teacher Education Subject Specific 526


*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.

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