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1,730 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
2,219 Master's Degrees Annually
#135 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Other Education Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other education graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 2,228
Bachelor’s Degree 1,730
Basic Certificate 640
Doctor’s Degree 500
Graduate Certificate 343
Associate’s Degree 58
Undergraduate Certificate 4

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

1,730 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
78% Percent Women
38% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This is a less frequently chosen undergraduate major. Only 1,730 students graduated with a bachelor’s degree in other education in 2019, making it rank #135 in popularity. The major attracts more women than men. About 78% of the recent graduates in this field are 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 62
Black or African American 258
Hispanic or Latino 262
White 986
International Students 40
Other Races/Ethnicities 122

Geographic Diversity

Students from other countries are interested in Other Education, too. About 2.3% 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

The U.S. Department of Education found that students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a bachelor’s degree in other education made a median starting salary of $29,800 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $26,300 (25th percentile) and $33,000 (75th percentile).

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It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in other education, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.

Online Other Education Programs

In 2018-2019, 340 schools offered a other education program of some type. 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 5
Certificate (1-2 years) 6 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 1 0
Associate’s Degree 12 1
Bachelor’s Degree 60 17
Post-Baccalaureate 36 5
Master’s Degree 151 45
Post-Master’s 35 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 52 14
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 100,925
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
General Education 31,066
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767
Student Counseling 13,679
Instructional Media Design 7,063
Teaching English or French 5,407
Multilingual Education 1,636
Teaching Assistants 1,591
Educational Assessment 1,532
Education Philosophy 634
International Education 400

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