Associate’s Degrees in Adult & Continuing Education
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|
Earnings of Adult and Continuing Ed Majors With Associate’s Degrees
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|
The racial-ethnic distribution of adult and continuing ed associate’s degree students is as follows:
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||2|
|Hispanic or Latino||4|
Most Popular Adult and Continuing Ed Programs for Associate’s Degrees
There are 4 colleges that offer an associate’s degree in adult and continuing ed. Learn more about the most popular 4 below:
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.
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.
Explore Major by State
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|
*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.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- O*NET Online
- Bureau of Labor Statistics
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More about our data sources and methodologies.
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