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Multilingual & Multicultural Ed

0 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
144 Master's Degrees Annually
#82 in Popularity
$58,110 Median Salary

Types of Degrees Multilingual & Multicultural Ed Majors Are Getting

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 144
Graduate Certificate 99
Doctor’s Degree 2
Associate’s Degree 1

What Multilingual & Multicultural Ed Majors Need to Know

O*NET surveyed people in occupations related to other bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education and asked them what knowledge areas, skills, and abilities were important for their jobs. The responses were rated on a scale of 1 to 5 with 5 being most important.

Knowledge Areas for Bilingual, Multilingual, & Multicultural Education Majors

Other Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education majors often go into careers in which the following knowledge areas are important:

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  • English Language - Knowledge of the structure and content of the English language including the meaning and spelling of words, rules of composition, and grammar.
  • Education and Training - Knowledge of principles and methods for curriculum and training design, teaching and instruction for individuals and groups, and the measurement of training effects.
  • Customer and Personal Service - Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Clerical - Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • Administration and Management - Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Skills for Bilingual, Multilingual, & Multicultural Education Majors

other bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education majors are found most commonly in careers in which the following skills are important:

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  • Instructing - Teaching others how to do something.
  • Active Listening - Giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
  • Learning Strategies - Selecting and using training/instructional methods and procedures appropriate for the situation when learning or teaching new things.
  • Speaking - Talking to others to convey information effectively.
  • Reading Comprehension - Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents.

Abilities for Bilingual, Multilingual, & Multicultural Education Majors

As you progress with your other bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education degree, there are several abilities you should pick up that will help you in whatever related career you choose. These abilities include:

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  • Oral Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so others will understand.
  • Written Comprehension - The ability to read and understand information and ideas presented in writing.
  • Written Expression - The ability to communicate information and ideas in writing so others will understand.
  • Speech Clarity - The ability to speak clearly so others can understand you.
  • Oral Comprehension - The ability to listen to and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences.

How Much Do Multilingual & Multicultural Ed Majors Make?

Salaries According to BLS

Other Bilingual, Multilingual, and Multicultural Education majors often go into careers with median salaries of $58,110. This median refers to all degree levels, so you may expect those with a more advanced degree to make more while those with less advanced degrees will typically make less.

To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.

Median Salary for a Multilingual & Multicultural Ed Major  58,110
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Median Salary for a High School Graduate  ( 30000 to 57900 )
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Median Salary for a Bachelor's Degree Holder  ( 45600 to 99000 )
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Median Salary for an Advanced Degree Holder  ( 55600 to 125400 )
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Some careers associated with other bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education require an advanced degree while some may not even require a bachelor’s. In general, the more advanced your degree the more career options will open up to you. However, there is significant time and money that needs to be invested into your education so weigh the pros and cons.

How much schooling do you really need to compete in today’s job market? People currently working in careers related to other bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education have obtained the following education levels.

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Education Level Percentage of Workers
High School Diploma - or the equivalent (for example, GED) 11.0%
Some College Courses 3.2%
Associate’s Degree (or other 2-year degree) 11.0%
Bachelor’s Degree 39.6%
Post-Baccalaureate Certificate - awarded for completion of an organized program of study; designed for people who have completed a Baccalaureate degree but do not meet the requirements of academic degrees carrying the title of Master. 11.0%
Master’s Degree 19.2%
Post-Master’s Certificate - awarded for completion of an organized program of study; designed for people who have completed a Master’s degree but do not meet the requirements of academic degrees at the doctoral level. 1.9%

Online Multilingual & Multicultural Ed Programs

In 2018-2019, 8 schools offered a other bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural 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) 0 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 0 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 1 0
Bachelor’s Degree 2 1
Post-Baccalaureate 0 0
Master’s Degree 5 1
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 1 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

Is a Degree in Multilingual & Multicultural Ed Worth It?

The median salary for a other bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education grad is $58,110 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.

This is 46% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $364,200 after 20 years!

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You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to other bilingual, multilingual, and multicultural education.

Major Number of Grads
Bilingual & Multilingual Education 1,146
Multicultural Education 226
Indian/Native American Education 18

References

*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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