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Doctor’s Degrees in Teacher Education Subject Specific

570 Yearly Graduations
$70,500 Median Salary
$94,431 Median Debt
There are 107 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 30% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 13.5% of subject specific ed graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Subject Specific Ed Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 570 students earned their doctor's degree in subject specific ed. This makes it the 48th most popular doctor's degree program in the country.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 21,322
Master’s Degree 17,465
Graduate Certificate 2,112
Associate’s Degree 899
Undergraduate Certificate 622
Doctor’s Degree 570
Basic Certificate 526

Earnings of Subject Specific Ed Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a doctor's degree in subject specific ed is $70,500. A lot of factors can contribute to this number, such as the location of your workplace and the availability of other perks and bonuses.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $61,050 to a high of $74,475.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a doctor's degree in subject specific ed is $94,431. The school you go to and how long it takes you to graduate, among other things, can cause this number to vary.

The chart below shows the range of accumulated debt loads. On the high side of the range, $109,614 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $79,428.

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The median monthly payment of a subject specific ed graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $1,100.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in subject specific ed. About 67.9% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 183
Women 387
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Subject Specific Ed

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 36
Black or African American 74
Hispanic or Latino 48
White 307
International Students 77
Other Races/Ethnicities 28
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Subject Specific Ed Doctor's Degree Students

There are 107 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in subject specific ed. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

72 Yearly Graduations
74% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for subject specific ed students seekinga doctor's degree is Teachers College at Columbia University. Roughly 4,400 attend the school each year. The subject specific ed program at Teachers College at Columbia University awarded 72 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 42% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 74% were women.

#2

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
47 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
43% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Capella University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Roughly 37,800 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, 47 doctor's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Capella University. Of these students, 89% were women and 43% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

University of Georgia

Athens, Georgia
27 Yearly Graduations
59% Women
26% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Georgia is the 3rd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Roughly 38,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,790 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,878 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 people received their doctor's degree in subject specific ed from UGA. About 59% of this group were women, and 26% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Texas A&M University - College Station

College Station, Texas
16 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas A&M University - College Station is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Roughly 68,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,941 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,677 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 doctor's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Texas A&M College Station. Of these students, 62% were women and 38% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts
16 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Boston University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Each year, around 33,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $54,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $54,720 per year.

The subject specific ed program at Boston University awarded 16 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 44% were women.

#4

University of Kansas

Lawrence, Kansas
16 Yearly Graduations
44% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Kansas is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Each year, around 27,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,092 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,989 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 people received their doctor's degree in subject specific ed from KU. Around 6% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 44% were women.

#7

Florida State University

Tallahassee, Florida
15 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for subject specific ed majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Florida State University. Roughly 42,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,640 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,684 per year.

The subject specific ed program at Florida State University awarded 15 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 60% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama
14 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Auburn University comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in subject specific ed. Roughly 30,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,816 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,828 per year.

The subject specific ed program at Auburn University awarded 14 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 64% were women.

#9

Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia
13 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
77% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Georgia State University is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Each year, around 35,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,158 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,164 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 doctor's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Georgia State. About 69% of this group were women, and 77% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#9

Nova Southeastern University

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
13 Yearly Graduations
69% Women

Nova Southeastern University is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Each year, around 20,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,150 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $19,665 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 people received their doctor's degree in subject specific ed from NUS Florida. About 69% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#11

Texas Tech University

Lubbock, Texas
12 Yearly Graduations
83% Women

The 11th most popular school in the country for subject specific ed majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Texas Tech University. Roughly 38,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,744 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,958 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 12 doctor's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Texas Tech.

#11

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
12 Yearly Graduations
42% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 11th most popular school in the country for subject specific ed majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Florida. Each year, around 52,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,477 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,770 per year.

The subject specific ed program at University of Florida awarded 12 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 42% of this group were women, and 17% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina
11 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Carolina State University comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in subject specific ed. Roughly 36,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,535 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,095 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their doctor's degree in subject specific ed from NC State. Of these students, 82% were women and 27% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
11 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
36% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern Mississippi is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Roughly 14,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,786 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,786 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 doctor's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Southern Miss. Of these students, 55% were women and 36% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

11 Yearly Graduations
45% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Roughly 51,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $14,188 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $14,997 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their doctor's degree in subject specific ed from UIUC. Around 9% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 45% were women.

#16

Washington State University

Pullman, Washington
10 Yearly Graduations
70% Women

Washington State University comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in subject specific ed. Each year, around 31,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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, 10 doctor's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Wazzu.

10 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Columbia University in the City of New York is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Each year, around 31,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,763 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $47,600 per year.

The subject specific ed program at Columbia University in the City of New York awarded 10 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 80% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Indiana University - Bloomington

Bloomington, Indiana
9 Yearly Graduations
78% Women

Indiana University - Bloomington comes in at #18 on our list of the most popular colleges offering doctor's degrees in subject specific ed. Roughly 43,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,575 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,501 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their doctor's degree in subject specific ed from IU Bloomington.

#18

Judson University

Elgin, Illinois
9 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
11% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for subject specific ed majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Judson University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $28,840 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $27,000 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 people received their doctor's degree in subject specific ed from Judson. Of these students, 100% were women and 11% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#18

University of New Mexico - Main Campus

Albuquerque, New Mexico
9 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of New Mexico - Main Campus is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in subject specific ed. Roughly 22,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,299 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,156 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 9 doctor's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at UNM. Around 33% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 33% were women.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to subject specific ed that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Educational Administration 6,651
General Education 2,518
Curriculum & Instruction 1,415
Other Education 500
Student Counseling 383

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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