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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

Students from other countries are interested in Other Education, too. 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

The median early-career salary of other education students with a master’s degree is $47,650 a year according to 2017-2018 data from the U.S. Department of Education. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $42,450 (25th percentile) and $53,650 (75th percentile).


One thing to note here is that not all of these people may be working in careers related to other education.

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
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
Teaching English or French 5,407
Multilingual Education 1,636
Teaching Assistants 1,591
Educational Assessment 1,532
Education Philosophy 634
International Education 400


More about our data sources and methodologies.

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