Types of Degrees Education Philosophy Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many education philosophy graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Education Philosophy?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of education philosophy majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||29|
|Hispanic or Latino||56|
Students from other countries are interested in Education Philosophy, too. About 8.3% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- South Korea
- Saudi Arabia
Master’s Degree Starting Salary
Data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that education philosophy students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a master’s degree made a median starting salary of $53,500 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $53,150 (25th percentile) and $53,925 (75th percentile).
We don’t know for sure if all of these people took jobs related to education philosophy so take that into consideration.
Online Education Philosophy Programs
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 64 schools offered some type of education philosophy program. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.
|Degree Level||Colleges Offering Programs||Colleges Offering Online Classes|
|Certificate (Less Than 1 Year)||1||0|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||1||1|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||28||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
Majors Related to Education Philosophy
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to education philosophy.
|Major||Number of Grads|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||100,925|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||43,516|
|Curriculum & Instruction||18,767|
|Instructional Media Design||7,063|
|Teaching English or French||5,407|
- College Factual
- College Scorecard
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
- Usual Weekly Earnings of Wage and Salary Workers First Quarter 2020
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