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Undergraduate Certificate in General Education

338 Yearly Graduations
$21,200 Median Salary
$4,500 Median Debt
Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 24% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Education Levels of Education Majors

In 2017-2018, 338 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 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 Undergraduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding an undergraduate certificate in education is $21,200. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

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 75.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 83
Women 255
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 11
Black or African American 12
Hispanic or Latino 54
White 220
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 41
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 2,717
Teacher Education Subject Specific 500
Teaching Assistant/Aide 433
Special Education 237
Teaching English or French 66


*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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