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Associate’s Degree 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 Degree

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 Degree 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. Roughly 31,300 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 433 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from 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 degree in grade specific ed. Each year, around 36,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 314 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from Ashford University. 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 is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in grade specific ed. Roughly 30,500 attend the school each year. The grade specific ed program at San Jacinto Community College awarded 252 associate's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. 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 comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in grade specific ed. Each year, around 75,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 242 associate's degree were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Ivy Tech Community College. 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*

El Paso Community College is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in grade specific ed. Each year, around 28,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 210 associate's degree were handed out to grade specific ed majors at El Paso Community College. Around 93% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 92% were women.

#6

Rasmussen College - Florida

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

Rasmussen College - Florida comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in grade specific ed. Roughly 8,100 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.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 186 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from Rasmussen College - 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*

Central New Mexico Community College comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in grade specific ed. Roughly 24,400 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 174 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from CNM. 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 degree in grade specific ed. Roughly 72,300 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 172 associate's degree 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*

Northwest Vista College is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in grade specific ed. Roughly 16,700 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 170 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from 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*

College of Southern Nevada comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in grade specific ed. 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. Each year, around 14,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 134 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from 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 is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in grade specific ed. Each year, around 8,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 129 associate's degree 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. Roughly 52,900 attend the school each year. The grade specific ed program at Tarrant County College District awarded 118 associate's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. 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 degree in grade specific ed. Roughly 31,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 110 associate's degree were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Collin County Community College District. 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*

The 15th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their associate's degree is San Antonio College. Roughly 19,300 attend the school each year. The grade specific ed program at San Antonio College awarded 106 associate's degree during the 2018-2019 school year. 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 10,200 attend the school each year. The grade specific ed program at Amarillo College awarded 105 associate's degree 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*

Palo Alto College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in grade specific ed. Roughly 9,300 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 103 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from Palo Alto College. 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*

Liberty University comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degree in grade specific ed. Each year, around 75,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 102 associate's degree were handed out to grade specific ed majors at 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*

Austin Community College District is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in grade specific ed. Roughly 40,800 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 98 people received their associate's degree in grade specific ed from 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. Each year, around 37,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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 degree 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 degree.

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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