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Other Education Major

Other education is a major that typically falls into the Education category.

There are 13 programs available throughout the country that offer an associate’s degree in other education, 113 that offer a bachelor’s degree, and 149 that offer a master’s degree. There are also at least 56 schools in the nation where you can get your doctorate degree in the field.

Who Is Getting an Other Education Degree?

Other education is one of the least chosen majors in the country, ranked #145 in popularity. About 1,500 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in the field in 2017. The major attracts more women than men. About 75.7% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial Distribution

At the countrywide level, the racial distribution of other education majors is as follows:

  • Asian: 4.3%
  • Black or African American: 12.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 16.6%
  • White: 58.2%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.9%
  • Other Races: 6.2%
Other Education Majors Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in other education. About 1.9% of those graduating in 2017 were international students. The most popular countries sending other education majors to the U.S. are China, Saudi Arabia and United Kingdom.

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Online Other Education Programs

There are 113 colleges that offer a bachelor’s degree in other education, with 12 of them offering at least some courses online.

Online learners must listen or watch video lectures, participate in group chats or forums, submit papers and assignments electronically, take tests, and meet deadlines.

Getting your degree online is not easy and includes watching and listening to hours of lectures, participating in group charts, submitting papers by the appropriate deadline and taking tests. Some online programs will also feature internships or in-person clinical hours.


Bureau of Labor Statistics
National Center for Education Statistics
O*NET Online
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