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
The median early-career salary of international education students with a master’s degree is $52,550 a year according to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $51,125 (25th percentile) and $53,875 (75th percentile).
We don’t know for sure if all of these people took jobs related to international ed so take that into consideration.
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|
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||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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