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Doctor’s Degrees in Secondary Education

14 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 7 schools in the United States where you can get your doctor's degree in secondary teaching. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 14% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

Education Levels of Secondary Teaching Majors

In 2018-2019, 14 earned their doctor's degree in secondary teaching. This earns it the #38 spot on the list of the most popular doctor's degree programs in the nation.

The following table shows the number of diplomas awarded in secondary teaching at each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 4,951
Bachelor’s Degree 3,393
Associate’s Degree 605
Undergraduate Certificate 301
Graduate Certificate 296
Basic Certificate 25
Doctor’s Degree 14

Earnings of Secondary Teaching Majors With Doctor’s Degrees

At this time, we do not have the data to estimate the median earnings for this class of people.

Student Debt

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

Student Diversity

More women than men pursue their doctor's degree in secondary teaching. About 71.4% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 4
Women 10
Gender Diversity of Doctor's Degrees in Secondary Teaching

The racial-ethnic distribution of secondary teaching doctor’s degree students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 0
White 12
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Secondary Teaching Doctor's Degree Students

There are 7 colleges that offer a doctor’s degree in secondary teaching. Learn more about the most popular 7 below:

#1

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, Georgia
6 Yearly Graduations
50% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for secondary teaching students seekinga doctor's degree is Kennesaw State University. Roughly 35,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,328 per year.

The secondary teaching program at Kennesaw State University awarded 6 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 50% were women and 17% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama
3 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 2nd most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is Auburn University. Roughly 30,400 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,816 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $9,828 per year.

The secondary teaching program at Auburn University awarded 3 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year. About 67% of this group were women, and 33% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
3 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The University of Alabama is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a doctor's degree in secondary teaching. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $10,780 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,780 per year.

The secondary teaching program at The University of Alabama awarded 3 doctor's degrees during the 2018-2019 school year.

2 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

The 4th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their doctor's degree is University of Akron Main Campus. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,306 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 2 people received their doctor's degree in secondary teaching from University of Akron Main Campus.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to secondary teaching that offer doctor’s degrees.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Adult & Continuing Education 128
Teacher Development & Methodology 97
Elementary Education 25
Early Childhood Education 16
Teacher Education 9

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.

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