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Education Philosophy

315 Master's Degrees Annually
141 Doctor's Degrees Annually
#176 in Popularity (Master's)

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
Master’s Degree 315
Doctor’s Degree 141
Graduate Certificate 23

Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Education Philosophy?

315 Master's Degrees Annually
73% Percent Women
37% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities
This major is dominated by women with about 73% of recent graduates being female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of education philosophy majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Education Philosophy Students with Master's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 29
Hispanic or Latino 56
White 146
International Students 26
Other Races/Ethnicities 45

Geographic Diversity

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:

  • China
  • South Korea
  • Saudi Arabia
  • Taiwan
  • India

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
Associate’s Degree 0 0
Bachelor’s Degree 4 0
Post-Baccalaureate 1 0
Master’s Degree 45 6
Post-Master’s 7 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 28 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

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
Educational Administration 44,381
Teacher Education Subject Specific 43,516
General Education 31,066
Special Education 30,639
Curriculum & Instruction 18,767
Student Counseling 13,679
Instructional Media Design 7,063
Other Education 5,503
Teaching English or French 5,407
Multilingual Education 1,636
Teaching Assistants 1,591
Educational Assessment 1,532
International Education 400


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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