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2,219 Master's Degrees Annually
500 Doctor's Degrees Annually
#64 in Popularity (Master's)

Types of Degrees Other Education Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many other education graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 2,228
Doctor’s Degree 500
Graduate Certificate 343

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

2,228 Master's Degrees Annually
77% Percent Women
23% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This major is dominated by women with about 77% of recent graduates being female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

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

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Other Education Students with Master's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 85
Black or African American 172
Hispanic or Latino 203
White 1,515
International Students 72
Other Races/Ethnicities 181

Geographic Diversity

Other Education appeals to people across the globe. About 3.2% of those with this major are international students. The most popular countries for students from outside the country are:

  • China
  • Saudi Arabia
  • United Kingdom
  • South Korea
  • Taiwan

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 other education have a median salary of $47,650 during the early years of their career. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $42,450 (25th percentile) and $53,650 (75th percentile).


We don’t know for sure if all of these people took jobs related to other education so take that into consideration.

Online Other Education Programs

In the 2018-2019 academic year, 340 schools offered some type of other 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) 36 5
Certificate (1-2 years) 6 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 1 0
Associate’s Degree 12 1
Bachelor’s Degree 60 17
Post-Baccalaureate 36 5
Master’s Degree 151 45
Post-Master’s 35 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 52 14
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 4 2
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 1 0

You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other education.

Major Number of Grads
Educational Administration 43,584
Teacher Education Grade Specific 29,615
General Education 23,737
Special Education 20,510
Teacher Education Subject Specific 20,147
Curriculum & Instruction 18,738
Student Counseling 13,672
Instructional Media Design 6,790
Teaching English or French 4,389
Multilingual Education 1,452
Educational Assessment 968
Education Philosophy 479
International Education 354
Teaching Assistants 6


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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