Other Interdisciplinary Studies
Types of Degrees Other Interdisciplinary Studies Majors Are Getting
The following table lists how many other multi/interdisciplinary studies graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.
|Education Level||Number of Grads|
Who Is Getting a Master’s Degree in Other Interdisciplinary Studies?
At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of other interdisciplinary studies majors is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||241|
|Hispanic or Latino||168|
Students from other countries are interested in Other Interdisciplinary Studies, too. About 9.1% 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 U.S. Department of Education found that students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a master’s degree in other multi/interdisciplinary studies made a median starting salary of $42,900 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $37,200 (25th percentile) and $57,200 (75th percentile).
We don’t know for sure if all of these people took jobs related to other interdisciplinary studies so take that into consideration.
Online Other Interdisciplinary Studies Programs
In the 2018-2019 academic year, 929 schools offered some type of other multi/interdisciplinary studies 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)||39||2|
|Certificate (1-2 years)||32||4|
|Certificate (2-4 Years)||7||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Research)||66||3|
|Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice)||2||0|
|Doctor’s Degree (Other)||1||0|
Majors Related to Other Interdisciplinary Studies
You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other interdisciplinary studies.
|Major||Number of Grads|
|Biological & Physical Science||29,278|
|Peace Studies & Conflict Resolution||1,310|
|Human Computer Interaction||1,272|
|Science, Technology & Society||1,171|
|Mathematics & Computer Science||1,105|
|Multicultural & Diversity Studies||424|
|Classical & Ancient Studies||303|
|Cultural Studies & Analysis||227|
|Accounting & Computer Science||71|
- 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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More about our data sources and methodologies.