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Secondary Education Schools in Georgia

In 2018-2019, 295 students earned their Secondary Teaching degrees in GA.

As a degree choice, Secondary Education is the 11th most popular major in the state.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Georgia

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 209
Post-Master’s Certificate 40
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 40
Bachelor’s Degree 36
Doctor’s Degree (Research / Scholarship) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 6
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 6
Associate’s Degree 4

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in GA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 1.7%
  • Black or African American: 19.0%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.1%
  • White: 70.5%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 0.7%
  • Other Races: 4.1%
Secondary Education Majors in GA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Georgia

27,620 people in the state and 1,051,570 in the nation are employed in jobs related to secondary teaching.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. GA

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Georgia

In this state, secondary teaching grads earn an average of $58,050. Nationwide, they make an average of $64,340.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 19 colleges in Georgia that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

88 Degrees in Major Awarded
42% Graduation Rate
35,420 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 21 to 1. It takes the average student 4.88 years to graduate. Of all the students who attend this school, 91% get financial aid.

47 Degrees in Major Awarded
60% Graduation Rate
6,989 Total Students

96% of students get financical aid. The average student takes 4.32 years to complete their degree at Georgia College. Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

39 Degrees in Major Awarded
50% Graduation Rate
26,408 Total Students

Graduates earn an average $33,700 after graduation. The average student takes 4.56 years to complete their degree at GaSou. The student loan default rate of 6.40% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
61% Graduation Rate
8,740 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 13 to 1. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 96% are considered full time. An average student at Mercer will pay a net price of $20,828.

27 Degrees in Major Awarded
30% Graduation Rate
8,076 Total Students

Students enjoy a student to faculty ratio of 17 to 1. 62% of the teachers are full time. It takes the average student 4.82 years to graduate.

16 Degrees in Major Awarded
24% Graduation Rate
7,802 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $9,794. The full-time teacher rate is 70%. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $26,300 a year.

#7

Thomas University

Thomasville
11 Degrees in Major Awarded
28% Graduation Rate
1,310 Total Students

This private institution charges an average net price of $20,038. 11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. Roughly six years after entering college, graduates of this school earn $32,400 a year.

#8

Berry College

Mount Berry
10 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
2,014 Total Students

11 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The 2.90% student loan default rate is lower than average. It takes the average student 4.11 years to graduate.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
11,211 Total Students

Students who attend this public school pay an average net price of $14,278. The average student takes 4.68 years to complete their degree at VSU. In their early career, VSU grads earn an average salary of $31,500.

#10

Point University

West Point
6 Degrees in Major Awarded
47% Graduation Rate
2,248 Total Students

An average student at Point will pay a net price of $20,901. It takes the average student 4.43 years to graduate. The student to faculty ratio is 15 to 1.

Secondary Education Careers in GA

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title GA Job Growth GA Median Salary
High School Teachers 15% $57,430

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

Major Annual Graduates in GA
Early Childhood Education 1,834
Elementary Education 1,586
Middle School Education & Teaching 516
Teacher Development & Methodology 338
Teacher Education 209
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 161
Adult & Continuing Education 24

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