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6,431 Yearly Graduations
96% Women
46% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
In recent years, the majority of the students getting degrees in this area were female, and 46% were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 1.6% of grade specific ed graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Grade Specific Ed Majors

In 2020-2021, 6,431 basic certificates were awarded to grade specific ed majors. The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in grade specific ed at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 53,664
Master’s Degree 29,374
Associate Degree 12,921
Basic Certificate 6,431
Graduate Certificate 4,646
Undergraduate Certificate 2,759
Doctor’s Degree 431

Earnings of Grade Specific Ed Majors With Basic Certificates

We are unable to calculate the median earnings for grade specific ed majors with their basic certificate due to lack of data.

Student Debt

We do not have the data to calculate the median and range of debt loads for grade specific ed students who are basic certificate holders.

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their basic certificate in grade specific ed. About 95.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 287
Women 6,144

The racial-ethnic distribution of grade specific ed basic certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 243
Black or African American 1,055
Hispanic or Latino 1,298
White 2,957
International Students 102
Other Races/Ethnicities 776

Grade Specific Ed Concentrations

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Early Childhood Education 5,447
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 475
Elementary Education 190
Secondary Education 121
Teacher Education 97

Below are some popular majors that are similar to grade specific ed that offer basic certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Teaching Assistant/Aide 1,032
General Education 739
Special Education 713
Teacher Education Subject Specific 607
Other Education 607


*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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