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Master’s Degrees in Teacher Education Subject Specific

17,465 Yearly Graduations
$46,950 Median Salary
$26,226 Median Debt
There are 660 colleges and univerities across the nation that offer a master's degree in subject specific ed. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 20% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 2.2% of subject specific ed graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Subject Specific Ed Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17,465 students earned their master's degree in subject specific ed. This makes it the 10th most popular master'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 Master’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding a master's degree in subject specific ed is $46,950. This number may vary for a lot of reasons. For instance, you may decide to move to a location where people with your degree are rare and make more money.

To get a better picture, earnings for this category of people can range from a low of $42,700 to a high of $52,125.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding a master's degree in subject specific ed is $26,226. 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, $33,818 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $20,500.

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The median monthly payment of a subject specific ed graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $306.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in subject specific ed. About 75.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 4,307
Women 13,158
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Subject Specific Ed

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

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 468
Black or African American 1,185
Hispanic or Latino 1,462
White 12,543
International Students 391
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,416
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Subject Specific Ed Master's Degree Students

There are 660 colleges that offer a master’s degree in subject specific ed. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

Western Governors University

Salt Lake City, Utah
934 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
15% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Western Governors University tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for subject specific ed majors who are seeking their master's degree. Each year, around 136,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,380 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,500 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 934 master's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at WGU. Of these students, 71% were women and 15% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Grand Canyon University

Phoenix, Arizona
619 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
28% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Grand Canyon University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in subject specific ed. Each year, around 96,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 619 master's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Grand Canyon University. Of these students, 92% were women and 28% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

American College of Education

Indianapolis, Indiana
473 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 3rd most popular school in the country for subject specific ed majors who are seeking their master's degree is American College of Education. Each year, around 6,000 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.

The subject specific ed program at American College of Education awarded 473 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 73% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Wilkes University

Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania
396 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
3% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Wilkes University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in subject specific ed. Roughly 4,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $35,814 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $25,104 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 396 master's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Wilkes. Around 3% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 86% were women.

#5

University of Southern California

Los Angeles, California
367 Yearly Graduations
78% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Southern California comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in subject specific ed. Roughly 48,300 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $57,256 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $46,272 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 367 people received their master's degree in subject specific ed from USC. Of these students, 78% were women and 57% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

290 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
30% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Teachers College at Columbia University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in subject specific ed. Roughly 4,400 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 290 people received their master's degree in subject specific ed from Teachers College. Around 30% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

#7

Capella University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
274 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
19% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 7th most popular school in the country for subject specific ed majors who are seeking their master's degree is Capella University. 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, 274 master's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Capella University. Around 19% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 95% were women.

#8

University of the Cumberlands

Williamsburg, Kentucky
267 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
1% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of the Cumberlands comes in at #8 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in subject specific ed. Each year, around 16,900 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,875 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,670 per year.

The subject specific ed program at University of the Cumberlands awarded 267 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 1% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 89% were women.

250 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Arkansas State University - Main Campus is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in subject specific ed. Each year, around 13,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,540 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,986 per year.

The subject specific ed program at Arkansas State University - Main Campus awarded 250 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 98% of this group were women, and 10% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#10

Boston University

Boston, Massachusetts
217 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Boston University is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master'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 217 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 14% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 71% were women.

#11

Hunter College

New York, New York
207 Yearly Graduations
68% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hunter College is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in subject specific ed. Each year, around 23,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

The subject specific ed program at Hunter College awarded 207 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 68% were women.

#12

Queens College

Queens, New York
190 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
31% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Queens College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in subject specific ed. Roughly 19,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 190 master's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at QC. Around 31% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#13

Brooklyn College

Brooklyn, New York
153 Yearly Graduations
55% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for subject specific ed majors who are seeking their master's degree is Brooklyn College. Each year, around 17,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 153 people received their master's degree in subject specific ed from Brooklyn College. Of these students, 55% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Georgia State University

Atlanta, Georgia
151 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
42% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Georgia State University is the 14th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master'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, 151 master's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Georgia State. Of these students, 62% were women and 42% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#15

Olivet Nazarene University

Bourbonnais, Illinois
141 Yearly Graduations
97% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 15th most popular school in the country for subject specific ed majors who are seeking their master's degree is Olivet Nazarene University. Each year, around 4,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $36,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $13,420 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 141 master's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Olivet Nazarene. Of these students, 97% were women and 6% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#16

Liberty University

Lynchburg, Virginia
126 Yearly Graduations
76% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Liberty University is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in subject specific ed. Each year, around 85,500 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.

The subject specific ed program at Liberty University awarded 126 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 76% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Lehman College

Bronx, New York
122 Yearly Graduations
56% Women
66% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lehman College comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in subject specific ed. Roughly 15,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,930 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,090 per year.

The subject specific ed program at Lehman College awarded 122 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 56% of this group were women, and 66% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

University of Florida

Gainesville, Florida
119 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
13% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Florida is the 18th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in subject specific ed. 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 119 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 70% of this group were women, and 13% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Lesley University

Cambridge, Massachusetts
118 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
9% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Lesley University comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in subject specific ed. Each year, around 4,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $28,500 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,540 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 118 master's degrees were handed out to subject specific ed majors at Lesley. Of these students, 88% were women and 9% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#19

Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, Illinois
118 Yearly Graduations
75% Women
16% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northern Illinois University is the 19th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in subject specific ed. Each year, around 16,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,466 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,922 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 118 people received their master's degree in subject specific ed from NIU. Of these students, 75% were women and 16% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

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

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Educational Administration 27,762
Teacher Education Grade Specific 25,769
General Education 19,995
Special Education 18,013
Curriculum & Instruction 16,093

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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