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1,730 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
2,219 Master's Degrees Annually
#5 in Popularity

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
Bachelor’s Degree 1,730
Basic Certificate 640
Doctor’s Degree 500
Graduate Certificate 343
Associate’s Degree 58
Undergraduate Certificate 4

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Other Education?

1,730 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
78% Percent Women
38% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This is one of the most frequently chosen teaching majors. It is the 5th most popular in the country with 1,730 students graduating with a bachelor’s in other education in 2019. This major is dominated by women with about 78% 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 Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 62
Black or African American 258
Hispanic or Latino 262
White 986
International Students 40
Other Races/Ethnicities 122

Geographic Diversity

Other Education appeals to people across the globe. About 2.3% 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

Bachelor’s Degree Starting Salary

The U.S. Department of Education found that students who graduated in 2015-2017 with a bachelor’s degree in other education made a median starting salary of $29,800 per year. During this timeframe, most salaries fell between $26,300 (25th percentile) and $33,000 (75th percentile).


It is possible that some of these people may have taken positions that were not related to other education.

Online Other Education Programs

In 2018-2019, 340 schools offered a other 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) 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


*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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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