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Social Foundations of Education

119 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
315 Master's Degrees Annually
#39 in Popularity

Types of Degrees Social Foundations of Education Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many social and philosophical foundations of education graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 315
Doctor’s Degree 141
Bachelor’s Degree 119
Basic Certificate 26
Graduate Certificate 23
Undergraduate Certificate 10

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Social Foundations of Education?

119 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
83% Percent Women
55% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
The major attracts more women than men. About 83% of the recent graduates in this field are female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of social and philosophical foundations of education majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 13
Black or African American 7
Hispanic or Latino 46
White 48
International Students 5
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

Geographic Diversity

Social and Philosophical Foundations of Education appeals to people across the globe. About 4.2% of those with this major are international students.

Online Social Foundations of Education Programs

In 2018-2019, 64 schools offered a social and philosophical foundations of education 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) 1 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 1 1
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 0 0
Bachelor’s Degree 4 0
Post-Baccalaureate 1 0
Master’s Degree 45 6
Post-Master’s 7 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 28 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0


*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.

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