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Undergraduate Certificate in General Education

112 Yearly Graduations
$21,200 Median Salary
$4,500 Median Debt
This degree is more popular with female students, and about 26% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Education Majors

In 2018-2019, 112 undergraduate 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 Undergraduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in education is $21,200. However, this can depend on a number of factors, such as where you live and the number of years experience you have.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $21,200 to a high of $21,200.


Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in education is $4,500. 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, $4,500 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $4,500.


Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $47.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their undergraduate certificate in education. About 83.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 18
Women 94
Gender Diversity of Undergraduate Certificate in Education

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2
Black or African American 6
Hispanic or Latino 20
White 74
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 10
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Undergraduate Certificate Students

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 2,893
Teacher Education Subject Specific 622
Teaching Assistant/Aide 354
Special Education 301
Teaching English or French 83


*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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