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General Education Schools in Maryland

1,258 Education students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

As a degree choice, General Education is the 18th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of General Education Majors in Maryland

Education majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 1,056
Associate’s Degree 127
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 49
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 49
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 49
Post-Master’s Certificate 23
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 23
Bachelor’s Degree 3

Gender Distribution

In Maryland, a education major is more popular with women than with men.

General Education Majors in MD Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of education majors in Maryland is as follows:

  • Asian: 5.6%
  • Black or African American: 14.9%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 7.6%
  • White: 58.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.4%
  • Other Races: 11.8%
General Education Majors in MD Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for General Education Grads in Maryland

940 people in the state and 60,930 in the nation are employed in jobs related to education.

General Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MD

Wages for General Education Jobs in Maryland

Education grads earn an average of $75,470 in the state and $73,680 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 25 colleges in Maryland that offer education degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

632 Degrees in Major Awarded
94% Graduation Rate
26,152 Total Students

Seeking financial aid? At this school, 70% of students receive it. 97% of the teachers are full time. The student to faculty ratio is 7 to 1.

151 Degrees in Major Awarded
54% Graduation Rate
2,371 Total Students

Most students complete their degree in 4.20 years. This private institution charges an average net price of $29,444. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 47% are considered full time.

#3

Goucher College

Baltimore
100 Degrees in Major Awarded
69% Graduation Rate
2,267 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 99% get financial aid. The average student takes 4.26 years to complete their degree at Goucher. 75% of the teachers are full time.

76 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
5,295 Total Students

A typical student attending Frostburg State will pay a net price of $14,656. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $31,600 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 14 to 1.

68 Degrees in Major Awarded
70% Graduation Rate
22,923 Total Students

81% of students get financical aid. The 3.50% student loan default rate is lower than average. Graduates earn an average $40,700 after graduation.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
63% Graduation Rate
13,767 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 90% get financial aid. In their early career, UMBC grads earn an average salary of $40,800. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $18,706.

#7

St Mary's College of Maryland

St. Mary's City
29 Degrees in Major Awarded
78% Graduation Rate
1,582 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.13 years to graduate. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $38,800 a year. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.90%.

#8

Salisbury University

Salisbury
27 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
8,567 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 3.30% which is lower than average. The average student takes 4.34 years to complete their degree at Salisbury. Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $17,686.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
18,830 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 16 to 1. 75% of students get financical aid. Graduates earn an average $27,700 after graduation.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
2,585 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 56%. The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1.

General Education Careers in MD

Some of the careers education majors go into include:

Job Title MD Job Growth MD Median Salary
Education Professors 8% $67,050

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to education.

Major Annual Graduates in MD
Teacher Education Grade Specific 1,367
Educational Administration 563
Teacher Education Subject Specific 531
Special Education 350
Curriculum & Instruction 323
Instructional Media Design 181
Student Counseling 140
Other Education 116

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