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Secondary Education Schools in California

In 2018-2019, 346 students earned their Secondary Teaching degrees in CA.

As a degree choice, Secondary Education is the 15th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in California

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 327
Award Taking 1 to 2 Years 12
Award Taking 2 to 4 Years 12
Post-Master’s Certificate 6
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 6
Bachelor’s Degree 1

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in CA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 7.8%
  • Black or African American: 3.5%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 31.8%
  • White: 45.7%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.9%
  • Other Races: 10.4%
Secondary Education Majors in CA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in California

There are 112,960 people in the state and 1,051,570 people in the nation working in secondary teaching jobs.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. CA

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in California

In this state, secondary teaching grads earn an average of $80,510. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 18 colleges in California that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

109 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
4,931 Total Students

This private school has an average net price of $25,727. The average student takes 4.14 years to complete their degree at University of Redlands. 99% of students get financical aid.

62 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
9,822 Total Students

It takes the average student 4.12 years to graduate. Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $39,898. The student to faculty ratio is 10 to 1.

#3

Santa Clara University

Santa Clara
53 Degrees in Major Awarded
84% Graduation Rate
8,669 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 64%. The student loan default rate of 0.70% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. The average student takes 4.09 years to complete their degree at SCU.

44 Degrees in Major Awarded
10,231 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $41,500 after earning their degree at this institution. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1. The 5.20% student loan default rate is lower than average.

24 Degrees in Major Awarded
79% Graduation Rate
9,850 Total Students

Students who attend this private institution pay an average net price of $40,251. Graduates earn an average $43,900 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.21 years to graduate.

20 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
16,670 Total Students

The full-time teacher rate is 22%. The student loan default rate is 4.90% which is lower than average. The student to faculty ratio is 19 to 1.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
1,878 Total Students

Of all the teachers who work at the school, 33% are considered full time. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 4.00%. Most students complete their degree in 4.23 years.

11 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
3,911 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $27,220. Graduates earn an average $36,000 after graduation. It takes the average student 4.10 years to graduate.

6 Degrees in Major Awarded
40% Graduation Rate
966 Total Students

An average student at HNU will pay a net price of $23,175. The student loan default rate of 7.30% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 99% of students get financical aid.

#10

Westmont College

Santa Barbara
3 Degrees in Major Awarded
77% Graduation Rate
1,317 Total Students

55% of the teachers are full time. Graduates earn an average $35,600 after graduation. The 1.70% student loan default rate is lower than average.

Secondary Education Careers in CA

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title CA Job Growth CA Median Salary
High School Teachers 7% $82,670

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

Major Annual Graduates in CA
Early Childhood Education 4,532
Teacher Education 694
Elementary Education 575
Teacher Development & Methodology 395
Montessori Teacher Education 8
Adult & Continuing Education 3
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 1

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