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Master’s Degrees in Adult & Continuing Education Administration

353 Yearly Graduations
70% Women
48% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 22 schools in the United States where you can get your master's degree in adult and continuing education administration. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were women, and 48% were students from underrepresented racial-ethnic groups. Also, 0.8% of adult and continuing education administration graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Adult and Continuing Education Administration Majors

In 2018-2019, 353 master's degrees were awarded to adult and continuing education administration majors. This earns it the #40 spot on the list of the most popular master's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in adult and continuing education administration at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 353
Doctor’s Degree 45
Graduate Certificate 40

Earnings of Adult and Continuing Education Administration Majors With Master’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to estimate the median debt for this class of people.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their master's degree in adult and continuing education administration. About 70.0% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 106
Women 247
Gender Diversity of Master's Degrees in Adult and Continuing Education Administration

The racial-ethnic distribution of adult and continuing education administration master’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 8
Black or African American 108
Hispanic or Latino 38
White 140
International Students 3
Other Races/Ethnicities 56
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Adult and Continuing Education Administration Master's Degree Students

There are 22 colleges that offer a master’s degree in adult and continuing education administration. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

167 Yearly Graduations
69% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Arizona tops the list of the most popular school in the U.S. for adult and continuing education administration majors who are seeking their master's degree. Each year, around 95,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

The adult and continuing education administration program at University of Phoenix - Arizona awarded 167 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 50% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 69% were women.

#2

East Carolina University

Greenville, North Carolina
40 Yearly Graduations
82% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

East Carolina University comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in adult and continuing education administration. Roughly 28,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,452 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,749 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 40 master's degrees were handed out to adult and continuing education administration majors at ECU. About 82% of this group were women, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#3

North Carolina State University

Raleigh, North Carolina
30 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
23% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

North Carolina State University comes in at #3 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in adult and continuing education administration. Roughly 35,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,535 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,095 per year.

The adult and continuing education administration program at North Carolina State University awarded 30 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 60% were women and 23% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#4

Northern Illinois University

Dekalb, Illinois
26 Yearly Graduations
73% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Northern Illinois University is the 4th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in adult and continuing education administration. Roughly 17,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,466 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,922 per year.

The adult and continuing education administration program at Northern Illinois University awarded 26 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 73% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#5

North Carolina A & T State University

Greensboro, North Carolina
24 Yearly Graduations
67% Women

North Carolina A & T State University comes in at #5 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in adult and continuing education administration. Roughly 12,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,540 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,745 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 master's degrees were handed out to adult and continuing education administration majors at NC A&T. About 67% of this group were women, and 100% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#6

Central Michigan University

Mount Pleasant, Michigan
23 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
39% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Central Michigan University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in adult and continuing education administration. Roughly 21,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $12,383 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,700 per year.

The adult and continuing education administration program at Central Michigan University awarded 23 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 65% of this group were women, and 39% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#7

Carroll University

Waukesha, Wisconsin
13 Yearly Graduations
77% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Carroll University comes in at #7 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in adult and continuing education administration. Each year, around 3,300 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $32,080 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,608 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 13 people received their master's degree in adult and continuing education administration from Carroll U. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 77% were women.

#8

University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, Arkansas
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for adult and continuing education administration majors who are seeking their master's degree is University of Arkansas. Roughly 27,700 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $7,568 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,752 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their master's degree in adult and continuing education administration from UARK. Around 38% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#9

University of the District of Columbia

Washington, District of Columbia
6 Yearly Graduations
33% Women
50% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of the District of Columbia comes in at #9 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in adult and continuing education administration. Roughly 4,200 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,160 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,000 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 master's degrees were handed out to adult and continuing education administration majors at University of the District of Columbia. Of these students, 33% were women and 50% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Bradley University

Peoria, Illinois
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 10th most popular school in the country for adult and continuing education administration majors who are seeking their master's degree is Bradley University. Each year, around 5,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $34,200 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,380 per year.

The adult and continuing education administration program at Bradley University awarded 5 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 80% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Coppin State University

Baltimore, Maryland
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for adult and continuing education administration majors who are seeking their master's degree is Coppin State University. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,648 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,192 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 master's degrees were handed out to adult and continuing education administration majors at Coppin. Around 100% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#12

University of Phoenix - Hawaii

Honolulu, Hawaii
4 Yearly Graduations
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Phoenix - Hawaii is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in adult and continuing education administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,552 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $16,752 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 4 people received their master's degree in adult and continuing education administration from UOPX - Hawaii.

#13

Walden University

Minneapolis, Minnesota
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Walden University is the 13th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a master's degree in adult and continuing education administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,428 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $12,039 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their master's degree in adult and continuing education administration from Walden University.

#13

City University of Seattle

Seattle, Washington
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

City University of Seattle comes in at #13 on our list of the most popular colleges offering master's degrees in adult and continuing education administration. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,120 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $11,430 per year.

The adult and continuing education administration program at City University of Seattle awarded 1 master's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to adult and continuing education administration that offer master’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
General Educational Leadership 19,818
Higher Education Administration 3,133
Other Educational Administration 1,330
Curriculum Administration 1,101
Elementary & Jr High Administration 660

References

*The racial-ethnic minority student 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 percentage of racial-ethnic minorities.

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