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Basic Certificate in General Education

682 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 33% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.2% of education graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Education Majors

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 682 students earned their basic certificate in education. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in education at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 20,368
Bachelor’s Degree 4,243
Doctor’s Degree 2,601
Associate’s Degree 2,089
Graduate Certificate 1,164
Basic Certificate 682
Undergraduate Certificate 338

Earnings of Education Majors With Basic Certificate

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for education majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

The data on debt ranges for education majors who have their basic certificate is not available.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in education. About 77.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 152
Women 530
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 41
Black or African American 41
Hispanic or Latino 118
White 406
International Students 8
Other Races/Ethnicities 68
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 5,864
Teaching English or French 647
Other Education 538
Teacher Education Subject Specific 398
Special Education 395


*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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