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Associate’s Degrees in Teaching Assistants

835 Yearly Graduations
$20,700 Median Salary
$9,802 Median Debt
There are 137 schools in the United States where you can get your associate's degree in teaching assistants. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 66% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 2.0% of teaching assistants graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Teaching Assistants Majors

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 835 students earned their associate's degree in teaching assistants. This earns it the #97 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 teaching assistants at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Associate’s Degree 835
Basic Certificate 393
Undergraduate Certificate 354
Master’s Degree 5
Bachelor’s Degree 3
Graduate Certificate 1

Earnings of Teaching Assistants Majors With Associate’s Degrees

The median salary for graduates holding an associate's degree in teaching assistants is $20,700. 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 $19,700 to a high of $24,800.

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Student Debt

The median student debt for graduates holding an associate's degree in teaching assistants is $9,802. 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, $14,985 is the debt load, and the debt load on the low side is $6,375.

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The median monthly payment of a teaching assistants graduate with a 10-year repayment plan is $102.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their associate's degree in teaching assistants. About 93.3% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 56
Women 779
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Teaching  Assistants

The racial-ethnic distribution of teaching assistants associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 28
Black or African American 138
Hispanic or Latino 364
White 248
International Students 17
Other Races/Ethnicities 40
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Teaching  Assistants Associate's Degree Students

There are 137 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in teaching assistants. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

173 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
86% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for teaching assistants students seekingan associate's degree is Borough of Manhattan Community College. Roughly 25,500 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 173 people received their associate's degree in teaching assistants from BMCC. Around 86% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 98% were women.

#2

Hostos Community College

Bronx, New York
100 Yearly Graduations
98% Women
99% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hostos Community College comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in teaching assistants. Each year, around 7,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The teaching assistants program at Hostos Community College awarded 100 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 98% were women and 99% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#3

Medgar Evers College

Brooklyn, New York
49 Yearly Graduations
94% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Medgar Evers College comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in teaching assistants. Roughly 5,700 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 49 people received their associate's degree in teaching assistants from Medgar. About 94% of this group were women, and 94% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#4

Kingsborough Community College

Brooklyn, New York
46 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
76% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kingsborough Community College comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in teaching assistants. Each year, around 15,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The teaching assistants program at Kingsborough Community College awarded 46 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 96% were women and 76% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

45 Yearly Graduations
84% Women
87% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Texas State Technical College comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in teaching assistants. Roughly 10,700 attend the school each year. The teaching assistants program at Texas State Technical College awarded 45 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 87% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 84% were women.

#6

Bronx Community College

Bronx, New York
37 Yearly Graduations
92% Women

Bronx Community College comes in at #6 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in teaching assistants. Roughly 10,000 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 37 associate's degrees were handed out to teaching assistants majors at BCC. Of these students, 92% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

28 Yearly Graduations
89% Women
61% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Arizona comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in teaching assistants. Each year, around 94,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

The teaching assistants program at University of Phoenix - Arizona awarded 28 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 89% were women and 61% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

27 Yearly Graduations
81% Women

The 8th most popular school in the country for teaching assistants majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Gateway Community and Technical College. Roughly 4,700 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 people received their associate's degree in teaching assistants from Gateway.

#9

Universidad del Turabo

Gurabo, Puerto Rico
26 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Universidad del Turabo is the 9th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in teaching assistants. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $2,652 per year.

The teaching assistants program at Universidad del Turabo awarded 26 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 100% were women and 100% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

24 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Jefferson Community and Technical College is the 10th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in teaching assistants. Each year, around 12,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The teaching assistants program at Jefferson Community and Technical College awarded 24 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 92% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#11

Mt. San Antonio College

Walnut, California
23 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
74% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Mt. San Antonio College is the 11th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in teaching assistants. Roughly 29,700 attend the school each year. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 23 people received their associate's degree in teaching assistants from Mt. SAC. About 96% of this group were women, and 74% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#12

Clovis Community College

Clovis, New Mexico
22 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
55% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Clovis Community College comes in at #12 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in teaching assistants. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 22 people received their associate's degree in teaching assistants from Clovis Community College. About 100% of this group were women, and 55% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Suffolk County Community College

Selden, New York
17 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
35% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Suffolk County Community College is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in teaching assistants. Roughly 25,200 attend the school each year. The teaching assistants program at Suffolk County Community College awarded 17 associate's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 88% of this group were women, and 35% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#13

Northland Community and Technical College

Thief River Falls, Minnesota
17 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for teaching assistants majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Northland Community and Technical College. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 associate's degrees were handed out to teaching assistants majors at Northland Community and Technical College. Of these students, 100% were women and 6% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#13

LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, New York
17 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
94% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 13th most popular school in the country for teaching assistants majors who are seeking their associate's degree is LaGuardia Community College. Each year, around 18,500 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 17 people received their associate's degree in teaching assistants from LaGuardia. Around 94% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#16

Herkimer County Community College

Herkimer, New York
15 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Herkimer County Community College comes in at #16 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in teaching assistants. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 15 people received their associate's degree in teaching assistants from Herkimer College. About 100% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Waukesha County Technical College

Pewaukee, Wisconsin
13 Yearly Graduations
92% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Waukesha County Technical College is the 17th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in teaching assistants. Each year, around 7,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 people received their associate's degree in teaching assistants from WCTC. About 92% of this group were women, and 38% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#18

Patrick Henry Community College

Martinsville, Virginia
10 Yearly Graduations
90% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 18th most popular school in the country for teaching assistants majors who are seeking their associate's degree is Patrick Henry Community College. Each year, around 2,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 associate's degrees were handed out to teaching assistants majors at Patrick Henry. About 90% of this group were women, and 20% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#19

Western Technical College

La Crosse, Wisconsin
8 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Western Technical College comes in at #19 on our list of the most popular colleges offering associate's degrees in teaching assistants. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their associate's degree in teaching assistants from Western Technical College. Around 12% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#20

Yakima Valley College

Yakima, Washington
7 Yearly Graduations
86% Women
71% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Yakima Valley College is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in teaching assistants. Roughly 4,600 attend the school each year. For the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 associate's degrees were handed out to teaching assistants majors at YVC. Of these students, 86% were women and 71% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to teaching assistants that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Education Grade Specific 11,963
General Education 2,187
Teacher Education Subject Specific 899
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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