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Graduate Certificate in Teacher Education Grade Specific

3,548 Yearly Graduations
$48,750 Median Salary
$24,522 Median Debt
There are 275 schools in the United States where you can get your graduate certificate in grade specific ed. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 25% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.8% of grade specific ed graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Grade Specific Ed Majors

In 2018-2019, 3,548 earned their graduate certificate in grade specific ed. This makes it the 3rd most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

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 Graduate Certificate

The median salary for graduates holding a graduate certificate in grade specific ed is $48,750. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

A better approximation of salary is to look at the typical range of salaries. In this case the low is $42,150 and the high is $54,675.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a graduate certificate in grade specific ed is $24,522. 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, $31,540 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $22,128.

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Those students who are paying back their debt on a 10-year repayment plan have a median monthly payment of $278.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their graduate certificate in grade specific ed. About 77.7% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 790
Women 2,758
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificate in Grade Specific Ed

The racial-ethnic distribution of grade specific ed graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 149
Black or African American 348
Hispanic or Latino 272
White 2,396
International Students 98
Other Races/Ethnicities 285
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Grade Specific Ed Graduate Certificate Students

There are 275 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Portland State University

Portland, Oregon
369 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Portland State University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their graduate certificate. Each year, around 26,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,462 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,718 per year.

The grade specific ed program at Portland State University awarded 369 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 70% were women.

#2

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington
220 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Washington State University. Roughly 30,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,953 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,493 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 220 graduate certificate were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Wazzu. Of these students, 80% were women and 23% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

University of North Carolina at Charlotte

Charlotte, North Carolina
156 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of North Carolina at Charlotte comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Each year, around 29,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,812 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,337 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 156 graduate certificate were handed out to grade specific ed majors at UNC Charlotte. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 83% were women.

#4

Oregon State University

Corvallis, Oregon
144 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Oregon State University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Roughly 30,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,846 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,933 per year.

The grade specific ed program at Oregon State University awarded 144 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 85% of this group were women, and 18% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#5

University of California - Irvine

Irvine, California
125 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of California - Irvine is the 5th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Roughly 35,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,442 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,442 per year.

The grade specific ed program at University of California - Irvine awarded 125 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 53% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 74% were women.

105 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Georgia Southwestern State University comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Each year, around 3,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,064 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,492 per year.

The grade specific ed program at Georgia Southwestern State University awarded 105 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 97% of this group were women, and 36% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

Southern Oregon University

Ashland, Oregon
97 Yearly Graduations
85% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Southern Oregon University comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Each year, around 6,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,505 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $17,028 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 97 graduate certificate were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Southern Oregon University. Of these students, 85% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#8

Western Oregon University

Monmouth, Oregon
93 Yearly Graduations
51% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Western Oregon University comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Each year, around 5,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $15,300 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 93 people received their graduate certificate in grade specific ed from Western Oregon State College. Of these students, 51% were women and 13% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#9

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
84 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Grand Canyon University is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Roughly 83,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $16,419 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,175 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 84 people received their graduate certificate in grade specific ed from Grand Canyon University. Of these students, 74% were women and 63% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

American College of Education

Indianapolis, Indiana
79 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is American College of Education. Each year, around 4,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,755 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,894 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 79 people received their graduate certificate in grade specific ed from American College of Education. About 65% of this group were women, and 16% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Seattle Pacific University

Seattle, Washington
76 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Seattle Pacific University. Each year, around 3,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $44,604 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $30,636 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 76 graduate certificate were handed out to grade specific ed majors at SPU. About 67% of this group were women, and 14% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Walden University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
71 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
59% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Walden University is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Each year, around 49,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,428 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,039 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 71 people received their graduate certificate in grade specific ed from Walden University. Of these students, 97% were women and 59% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

Saint Mary's College of California

Moraga, California
63 Yearly Graduations
83% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Saint Mary's College of California is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Roughly 3,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $48,988 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $31,308 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 63 graduate certificate were handed out to grade specific ed majors at SMC. About 83% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#14

Worcester State University

Worcester, Massachusetts
62 Yearly Graduations
87% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Worcester State University is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Each year, around 6,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $970 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $3,042 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 62 people received their graduate certificate in grade specific ed from Worcester State. Around 10% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 87% were women.

#15

Valdosta State University

Valdosta, Georgia
60 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
18% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Valdosta State University comes in at #15 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificate in grade specific ed. Roughly 11,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,572 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 60 graduate certificate were handed out to grade specific ed majors at VSU. Around 18% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#16

Montessori Institute of Milwaukee

Milwaukee, Wisconsin
56 Yearly Graduations
79% Women
52% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Montessori Institute of Milwaukee. Roughly 0 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 56 graduate certificate were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Montessori Institute of Milwaukee. Of these students, 79% were women and 52% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

University of Oregon

Eugene, Oregon
56 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 16th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Oregon. Each year, around 22,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,440 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,958 per year.

The grade specific ed program at University of Oregon awarded 56 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 75% were women and 25% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

Virginia Tech

Blacksburg, Virginia
55 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Virginia Tech. Roughly 34,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $11,420 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,701 per year.

The grade specific ed program at Virginia Tech awarded 55 graduate certificate during the 2018-2019 school year. About 60% of this group were women, and 16% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia
51 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 19th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of West Georgia. Each year, around 13,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,338 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 51 people received their graduate certificate in grade specific ed from University of West Georgia. About 96% of this group were women, and 25% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
50 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
44% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 20th most popular school in the country for grade specific ed majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Capella University. Roughly 36,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,148 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,767 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 50 graduate certificate were handed out to grade specific ed majors at Capella University. Of these students, 80% were women and 44% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to grade specific ed that offer graduate certificate.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Educational Administration 9,171
Special Education 2,240
Teacher Education Subject Specific 2,112
Curriculum & Instruction 1,230
General Education 1,224

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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