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Associate’s Degrees in Teacher Education Grade Specific

11,963 Yearly Graduations
$20,200 Median Salary
$12,624 Median Debt
An associate's degree in grade specific ed is offered at 626 colleges in the United States. In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 47% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.2% of grade specific ed graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Grade Specific Ed Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11,963 students earned their associate's degree in grade specific ed. This earns it the #14 spot on the list of the most popular associate's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in grade specific ed at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 50,540
Master’s Degree 25,769
Associate’s Degree 11,963
Basic Certificate 5,914
Graduate Certificate 3,548
Undergraduate Certificate 2,893
Doctor’s Degree 298

Earnings of Grade Specific Ed Majors With Associate’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding an associate's degree in grade specific ed is $20,200. 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 $18,900 to a high of $22,700.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an associate's degree in grade specific ed is $12,624. 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, $16,955 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $10,192.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $131.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate's degree in grade specific ed. About 92.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 902
Women 11,061
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Grade Specific Ed

The racial-ethnic distribution of grade specific ed associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 271
Black or African American 1,661
Hispanic or Latino 3,099
White 5,782
International Students 148
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,002
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Grade Specific Ed Associate's Degree Students

There are 626 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in grade specific ed. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

South Texas College

McAllen, Texas
433 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
91% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for grade specific ed students seekingan associate's degree is South Texas College. Each year, around 33,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 433 associate's degrees were handed out to grade specific ed majors at South Texas College. Around 91% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#2

Ashford University

San Diego, California
314 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ashford University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in grade specific ed. Roughly 32,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,060 per year.

The grade specific ed program at Ashford University awarded 314 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 97% of this group were women, and 63% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

San Jacinto Community College

Pasadena, Texas
252 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
72% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

San Jacinto Community College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in grade specific ed. Each year, around 32,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 252 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from San Jacinto College. Of these students, 92% were women and 72% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Ivy Tech Community College

Indianapolis, Indiana
242 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Ivy Tech Community College is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in grade specific ed. Each year, around 72,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The grade specific ed program at Ivy Tech Community College awarded 242 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 98% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

El Paso Community College

El Paso, Texas
210 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
93% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is El Paso Community College. Each year, around 29,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The grade specific ed program at El Paso Community College awarded 210 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 93% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 92% were women.

186 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
45% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Rasmussen University - Florida is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in grade specific ed. Roughly 8,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,360 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,640 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 186 associate's degrees were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Rasmussen University - Florida. Around 45% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 95% were women.

#7

Central New Mexico Community College

Albuquerque, New Mexico
174 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Central New Mexico Community College. Roughly 23,000 attend the school each year. The grade specific ed program at Central New Mexico Community College awarded 174 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 87% of this group were women, and 66% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Lone Star College System

The Woodlands, Texas
172 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
60% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lone Star College System comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in grade specific ed. Roughly 74,300 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 172 associate's degrees were handed out to grade specific ed majors at North Harris Montgomery. Of these students, 92% were women and 60% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Northwest Vista College

San Antonio, Texas
170 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
80% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Northwest Vista College. Roughly 18,000 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 170 associate's degrees were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Northwest Vista College. Of these students, 79% were women and 80% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

College of Southern Nevada

Las Vegas, Nevada
135 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is College of Southern Nevada. Roughly 33,900 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 135 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from CSN. Around 52% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 78% were women.

134 Yearly Graduations
93% Women
34% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Delaware Technical Community College - Terry. Roughly 13,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 134 associate's degrees were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Delaware Tech. Around 34% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 93% were women.

#12

Georgia Military College

Milledgeville, Georgia
129 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Georgia Military College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in grade specific ed. Each year, around 8,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 129 associate's degrees were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Georgia Military College. Of these students, 88% were women and 39% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Tarrant County College District

Fort Worth, Texas
118 Yearly Graduations
91% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Tarrant County College District is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in grade specific ed. Each year, around 50,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 118 associate's degrees were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Tarrant County College. Around 61% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 91% were women.

110 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Collin County Community College District comes in at #14 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in grade specific ed. Roughly 35,100 attend the school each year. The grade specific ed program at Collin County Community College District awarded 110 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 36% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

#15

San Antonio College

San Antonio, Texas
106 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
78% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

San Antonio College comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in grade specific ed. Each year, around 19,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 106 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from San Antonio College. Around 78% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

#16

Amarillo College

Amarillo, Texas
105 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Amarillo College. Roughly 9,700 attend the school each year. The grade specific ed program at Amarillo College awarded 105 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 84% of this group were women, and 53% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Palo Alto College

San Antonio, Texas
103 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 17th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Palo Alto College. Each year, around 10,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The grade specific ed program at Palo Alto College awarded 103 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 94% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 85% were women.

#18

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia
102 Yearly Graduations
99% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Liberty University. Roughly 85,500 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $15,417 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,980 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 102 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from Liberty University. Of these students, 99% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

98 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Austin Community College District. Each year, around 41,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 98 associate's degrees were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Austin Community College District. Around 53% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#20

Utah Valley University

Orem, Utah
95 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Utah Valley University. Roughly 41,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,122 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,513 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 95 associate's degrees were handed out to grade specific ed majors at UVU. About 96% of this group were women, and 14% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to grade specific ed that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Education 2,187
Teacher Education Subject Specific 899
Teaching Assistant/Aide 835
Special Education 408
Instructional Media Design 82

References

*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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