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|
Students from other countries are interested in International Ed, too. 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
According to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education, students who graduated with a master’s degree in international ed have a median salary of $52,550 during the early years of their career. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $51,125 (25th percentile) and $53,875 (75th percentile).
One thing to note here is that not all of these people may be working in careers related to international ed.
Online International Education Programs
In 2018-2019, 27 schools offered a international ed program of some type. 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|
*The racial-ethnic minorities 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 racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- 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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