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Graduate Certificates in Secondary Education

296 Yearly Graduations
64% Women
17% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
A graduate certificate in secondary teaching is offered at 79 colleges in the United States. This degree is more popular with female students, and about 17% of recent graduates were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group. Also, 6.1% of secondary teaching graduates were international students.

Education Levels of Secondary Teaching Majors

In 2018-2019, 296 graduate certificates were awarded to secondary teaching majors. This makes it the 19th most popular graduate certificate program in the country.

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 Graduate Certificates

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 graduate certificate in secondary teaching. About 63.5% of graduates with this degree are female.

Gender Number of Grads
Men 108
Women 188
Gender Diversity of Graduate Certificates in Secondary Teaching

The racial-ethnic distribution of secondary teaching graduate certificate students is as follows:

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 7
Black or African American 20
Hispanic or Latino 14
White 210
International Students 18
Other Races/Ethnicities 27
Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Secondary Teaching Graduate Certificate Students

There are 79 colleges that offer a graduate certificate in secondary teaching. Learn more about the most popular 20 below:

#1

American College of Education

Indianapolis, Indiana
41 Yearly Graduations
49% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The most popular school in the United States for secondary teaching students seekinga graduate certificate is American College of Education. Roughly 6,000 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,755 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,894 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 41 people received their graduate certificate in secondary teaching from American College of Education. Of these students, 49% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#2

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, Georgia
24 Yearly Graduations
58% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Kennesaw State University is the 2nd most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in secondary teaching. Each year, around 37,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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 24 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. About 58% of this group were women, and 12% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#2

University of Alaska Fairbanks

Fairbanks, Alaska
24 Yearly Graduations
67% Women
21% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Alaska Fairbanks comes in at #2 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in secondary teaching. Roughly 7,100 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $6,962 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,414 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 24 people received their graduate certificate in secondary teaching from UAF. Around 21% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 67% were women.

#4

Auburn University

Auburn, Alabama
21 Yearly Graduations
95% Women
10% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Auburn University comes in at #4 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in secondary teaching. Each year, around 30,400 students seeking various degrees attend the university. 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 21 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 10% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 95% were women.

#5

Eastern Michigan University

Ypsilanti, Michigan
20 Yearly Graduations
65% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 5th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Eastern Michigan University. Each year, around 17,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $13,658 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,912 per year.

The secondary teaching program at Eastern Michigan University awarded 20 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Of these students, 65% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#6

University of Wyoming

Laramie, Wyoming
16 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

The 6th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Wyoming. Each year, around 12,200 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $3,336 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,878 per year.

The secondary teaching program at University of Wyoming awarded 16 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#6

Weber State University

Ogden, Utah
16 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
6% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Weber State University is the 6th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in secondary teaching. Roughly 29,600 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,990 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $7,476 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 16 graduate certificates were handed out to secondary teaching majors at WSU. About 62% of this group were women, and 6% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#8

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, Georgia
11 Yearly Graduations
27% Women
27% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 8th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Georgia Southern University. Each year, around 26,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $4,977 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 11 people received their graduate certificate in secondary teaching from GaSou. Around 27% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 27% were women.

#9

University of Louisiana at Lafayette

Lafayette, Louisiana
10 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
20% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 9th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Louisiana at Lafayette. Roughly 16,900 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,407 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,511 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 10 people received their graduate certificate in secondary teaching from UL Lafayette. Of these students, 60% were women and 20% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#10

Rider University

Lawrenceville, New Jersey
9 Yearly Graduations
22% Women

The 10th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Rider University. Each year, around 4,600 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $43,720 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $20,948 per year.

The secondary teaching program at Rider University awarded 9 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#10

The University of Alabama

Tuscaloosa, Alabama
9 Yearly Graduations
56% Women

The University of Alabama comes in at #10 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in secondary teaching. Roughly 38,100 attend the school each year. 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 9 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

#12

Hofstra University

Hempstead, New York
8 Yearly Graduations
88% Women
25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Hofstra University is the 12th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in secondary teaching. Each year, around 10,800 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $46,450 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $25,164 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their graduate certificate in secondary teaching from Hofstra. Around 25% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 88% were women.

#12

Kansas State University

Manhattan, Kansas
8 Yearly Graduations
62% Women
12% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 12th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Kansas State University. Each year, around 21,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $9,735 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $10,212 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 8 people received their graduate certificate in secondary teaching from K -State. Of these students, 62% were women and 12% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

University of Southern Mississippi

Hattiesburg, Mississippi
7 Yearly Graduations
71% Women
14% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is University of Southern Mississippi. Each year, around 14,100 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $8,786 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $8,786 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 7 people received their graduate certificate in secondary teaching from Southern Miss. Of these students, 71% were women and 14% were members of underrepresented racial-ethnic groups.

#14

Northwestern State University of Louisiana

Natchitoches, Louisiana
7 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
29% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

The 14th most popular school in the country for secondary teaching majors who are seeking their graduate certificate is Northwestern State University of Louisiana. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $5,180 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $5,738 per year.

The secondary teaching program at Northwestern State University of Louisiana awarded 7 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year. Around 29% of these students were from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group, and 100% were women.

#16

Holy Names University

Oakland, California
6 Yearly Graduations
100% Women
67% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Holy Names University is the 16th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in secondary teaching. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $39,576 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,054 per year.

During the 2018-2019 academic year, 6 people received their graduate certificate in secondary teaching from HNU. About 100% of this group were women, and 67% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

Columbus State University

Columbus, Georgia
5 Yearly Graduations
80% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

Columbus State University comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in secondary teaching. Roughly 7,800 attend the school each year. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $4,371 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $6,300 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificates were handed out to secondary teaching majors at CSU. About 80% of this group were women, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#17

University of Rochester

Rochester, New York
5 Yearly Graduations
100% Women

University of Rochester comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in secondary teaching. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $55,040 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $51,705 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificates were handed out to secondary teaching majors at University of Rochester.

#17

University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut
5 Yearly Graduations
60% Women
40% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*

University of Bridgeport comes in at #17 on our list of the most popular colleges offering graduate certificates in secondary teaching. Each year, around 5,000 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,920 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $18,612 per year.

For the 2018-2019 academic year, 5 graduate certificates were handed out to secondary teaching majors at UBridgeport. About 60% of this group were women, and 40% were students from an underrepresented racial-ethnic group.

#20

Shenandoah University

Winchester, Virginia
4 Yearly Graduations
50% Women

Shenandoah University is the 20th most popular school in the nation for students seeking a graduate certificate in secondary teaching. Each year, around 3,700 students seeking various degrees attend the university. The average in-state tuition for full-time undergraduates is $31,890 per year, while in-state graduate students, on average, pay $21,400 per year.

The secondary teaching program at Shenandoah University awarded 4 graduate certificates during the 2018-2019 school year.

Below are some popular majors that are similar to secondary teaching that offer graduate certificates.

Major Annual Degrees Awarded
Teacher Development & Methodology 1,097
Teacher Education 819
Elementary Education 687
Early Childhood Education 215
Adult & Continuing Education 162

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.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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