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Secondary Education Schools in Alabama

538 Secondary Teaching students earned their degrees in the state in 2018-2019.

A Secondary Education major is the 3rd most popular major in this state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Alabama

Secondary Teaching majors in the state tend to have the following degree levels:

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 363
Bachelor’s Degree 139
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 30
Post-Master’s Certificate 30
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6

Gender Distribution

In Alabama, a secondary teaching major is more popular with women than with men.

Secondary Education Majors in AL Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

The racial distribution of secondary teaching majors in Alabama is as follows:

  • Asian: 0.2%
  • Black or African American: 15.2%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 1.7%
  • White: 74.3%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 3.2%
  • Other Races: 5.4%
Secondary Education Majors in AL Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Alabama

16,270 people in the state and 1,051,570 in the nation are employed in jobs related to secondary teaching.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. AL

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Alabama

In this state, secondary teaching grads earn an average of $51,180. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 14 colleges in Alabama that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

114 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
5,200 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Most students complete their degree in 4.60 years. Seeking financial aid? At this school, 96% of students receive it.

64 Degrees in Major Awarded
67% Graduation Rate
38,390 Total Students

The average student takes 4.43 years to complete their degree at UA. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 75% are considered full time. This public school has an average net price of $22,232.

61 Degrees in Major Awarded
38% Graduation Rate
7,488 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 100%. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 18 to 1. A typical student attending UNA will pay a net price of $12,557.

48 Degrees in Major Awarded
73% Graduation Rate
30,440 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 3.60%. In their early career, Auburn grads earn an average salary of $39,500. A typical student attending Auburn will pay a net price of $23,696.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
35% Graduation Rate
14,834 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 61% are considered full time. In their early career, USA grads earn an average salary of $31,500. The student loan default rate is 8.40% which is lower than average.

41 Degrees in Major Awarded
55% Graduation Rate
21,923 Total Students

This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.70%. 19 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. A typical student attending UAB will pay a net price of $17,005.

32 Degrees in Major Awarded
34% Graduation Rate
16,981 Total Students

14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Grads earn an average early-career salary of $30,400 after earning their degree at this institution. The average student takes 4.66 years to complete their degree at TROY.

30 Degrees in Major Awarded
45% Graduation Rate
2,612 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 97% get financial aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $16,391. 14 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio.

#8

Samford University

Birmingham
30 Degrees in Major Awarded
74% Graduation Rate
5,619 Total Students

The average student takes 4.23 years to complete their degree at Samford. This private school has an average net price of $29,207. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 2.90%.

23 Degrees in Major Awarded
22% Graduation Rate
5,211 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 97% are considered full time. 16 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. In their early career, AUM grads earn an average salary of $30,100.

Secondary Education Careers in AL

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title AL Job Growth AL Median Salary
High School Teachers 3% $51,440

Below are some popular majors in the state that are similar to secondary teaching.

Major Annual Graduates in AL
Elementary Education 1,169
Teacher Education 271
Early Childhood Education 228
Adult & Continuing Education 78
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 21

View all majors related to Secondary Education

View Nationwide Secondary Education Report

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