Types of Degrees International Education Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many international education graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in International Education?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of international ed majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||19|
|Hispanic or Latino||23|
Americans aren’t the only ones with an interest in International Ed. About 29.0% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:
- South Korea
Master’s Degree Starting Salary
Data from the U.S. Department of Education shows that international education students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a master’s degree made a median starting salary of $52,550 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $51,125 (25th percentile) and $53,875 (75th percentile).
It’s important to note that just because the people reporting these salaries have a degree in international ed, it does not mean that they are working in a job related to their degree.
Online International Education Programs
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 27 schools offered some type of international education 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)||0||0|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||0||0|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||3||1|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||0||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||0||0|
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Majors Related to International Education
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to international ed.
|Major||Number of Grads|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||29,615|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||20,147|
|Curriculum & Instruction||18,738|
|Instructional Media Design||6,790|
|Teaching English or French||4,389|
- 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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