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1,678 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
2,412 Master's Degrees Annually
#136 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Other Education Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other education graduations there were in 2017-2018 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 2,431
Bachelor’s Degree 1,680
Basic Certificate 538
Doctor’s Degree 420
Graduate Certificate 361
Associate’s Degree 107
Undergraduate Certificate 21

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Education?

1,680 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
76% Percent Women
37% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This is a less frequently chosen undergraduate major. Only 1,678 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in other education in 2018, making it rank #136 in popularity. This major is dominated by women with about 76% of recent graduates being female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Education Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 73
Black or African American 215
Hispanic or Latino 279
White 977
International Students 32
Other Races/Ethnicities 104

Geographic Diversity

Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in Other Education. About 1.9% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:

  • China
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Kingdom
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan

Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary

According to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education, students who graduated with a bachelor’s degree in other education have a median salary of $29,800 during the early years of their career. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $26,300 (25th percentile) and $33,000 (75th percentile).


One thing to note here is that not all of these people may be working in careers related to other education.

Online Other Education Programs

In the 2017-2018 academic year, 339 schools offered some type of other education program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 36 6
Certificate (1-2 years) 6 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 2 0
Associate’s Degree 13 2
Bachelor’s Degree 58 14
Post-Baccalaureate 36 6
Master’s Degree 149 38
Post-Master’s 36 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 51 15
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other education.

Major Number of Grads
Teacher Education Grade Specific 99,840
Educational Administration 44,405
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,242
General Education 31,485
Special Education 31,128
Curriculum & Instruction 17,977
Student Counseling 14,228
Instructional Media Design 6,846
Teaching English or French 5,766
Teaching Assistants 1,900
Multilingual Education 1,510
Educational Assessment 1,322
Education Philosophy 564
International Education 443


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