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Associate’s Degrees in Adult & Continuing Education

15 Yearly Graduations
13% Women
53% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
An associate's degree in adult and continuing ed is offered at 4 colleges in the United States. Among those who recently graduated from the schools offering this degree, the majority were men, and 53% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Adult and Continuing Ed Majors

In 2018-2019, 15 associate's degrees were awarded to adult and continuing ed majors. This makes it the 25th most popular associate's degree program in the country.

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 864
Graduate Certificate 162
Doctor’s Degree 128
Bachelor’s Degree 44
Associate’s Degree 15
Basic Certificate 9

Earnings of Adult and Continuing Ed Majors With Associate’s Degrees

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for adult and continuing ed majors with their associate's degree due to lack of data.

Student Debt

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

Student Diversity

More men than women pursue associate's degrees in adult and continuing ed. About 86.7% of graduates in this field are male.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 13
Women 2
Gender Diversity of Associate's Degrees in Adult and Continuing Ed

The racial-ethnic distribution of adult and continuing ed associate’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 4
White 7
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 2
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Adult and Continuing Ed Associate's Degree Students

There are 4 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in adult and continuing ed. Learn more about the most popular 4 below:

14 Yearly Graduations
7% Women
57% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for adult and continuing ed students seekingan associate's degree is Cochise County Community College District. Each year, around 3,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 14 people received their associate's degree in adult and continuing ed from Cochise College. Of these students, 7% were women and 57% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Rio Salado College

Tempe, Arizona
1 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

Rio Salado College is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking an associate's degree in adult and continuing ed. During the 2018-2019 academic year, 1 people received their associate's degree in adult and continuing ed from Rio Salado College.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to adult and continuing ed that offer associate’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Early Childhood Education 7,234
Elementary Education 1,782
Teacher Education 1,294
Secondary Education 605
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 564

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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