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Secondary Education Schools in Massachusetts

256 students earned Secondary Teaching degrees in Massachusetts in the 2018-2019 year.

In terms of popularity, Secondary Education is the 8th most popular major in the state out of a total 70 majors commonly available.

Education Levels of Secondary Education Majors in Massachusetts

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

Education Level Number of Grads
Master’s Degree 131
Bachelor’s Degree 113
Post-Master’s Certificate 7
Postbaccalaureate Certificate 7
Associate’s Degree 5

Gender Distribution

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

Secondary Education Majors in MA Gender Diversity Statistics

Racial Distribution

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

  • Asian: 2.0%
  • Black or African American: 2.7%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 4.3%
  • White: 82.4%
  • Non-Resident Alien: 1.6%
  • Other Races: 7.0%
Secondary Education Majors in MA Ethnic Diversity Statistics

Jobs for Secondary Education Grads in Massachusetts

26,420 people in the state and 1,051,570 in the nation are employed in jobs related to secondary teaching.

Secondary Education Jobs Nationwide vs. MA

Wages for Secondary Education Jobs in Massachusetts

Secondary Teaching grads earn an average of $80,020 in the state and $64,340 nationwide.

jobs nationwide vs. state.

There are 24 colleges in Massachusetts that offer secondary teaching degrees. Learn about the most popular 10 below:

60 Degrees in Major Awarded
58% Graduation Rate
10,881 Total Students

93% of students get financical aid. This public college charges it's students an average net price of $17,765. Graduates earn an average $36,400 after graduation.

36 Degrees in Major Awarded
36% Graduation Rate
2,891 Total Students

Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid. Most students complete their degree in 4.37 years. The 7.30% student loan default rate is lower than average.

28 Degrees in Major Awarded
51% Graduation Rate
6,204 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $37,900 after earning their degree at this institution. Of all the students who attend this school, 88% get financial aid. This school boasts a lower than average student loan default rate of 5.90%.

#3

Endicott College

Beverly
28 Degrees in Major Awarded
71% Graduation Rate
4,741 Total Students

95% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. The full-time teacher rate is 28%. This private institution charges an average net price of $34,861.

#5

Boston College

Chestnut Hill
21 Degrees in Major Awarded
92% Graduation Rate
14,747 Total Students

13 to 1 is the student to faculty ratio. The full-time teacher rate is 65%. It takes the average student 4.04 years to graduate.

17 Degrees in Major Awarded
64% Graduation Rate
2,222 Total Students

Grads earn an average early-career salary of $38,900 after earning their degree at this institution. The full-time teacher rate is 47%. Of all the students who attend this school, 100% get financial aid.

14 Degrees in Major Awarded
86% Graduation Rate
5,825 Total Students

The student loan default rate is 2.10% which is lower than average. This private school has an average net price of $37,688. In their early career, Brandeis grads earn an average salary of $41,700.

10 Degrees in Major Awarded
11,857 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 2.00% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. 10% of the teachers are full time. In their early career, Northeastern University Professional Advancement Network grads earn an average salary of $54,400.

#9

Smith College

Northampton
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
87% Graduation Rate
2,894 Total Students

The student to faculty ratio is 9 to 1. 74% of students are awarded financial aid at this school. Of all the teachers who work at the school, 79% are considered full time.

#9

Springfield College

Springfield
8 Degrees in Major Awarded
72% Graduation Rate
3,110 Total Students

The student loan default rate of 7.50% is a good sign that graduates can afford their loan payments. This private school has an average net price of $28,387. The student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.

Secondary Education Careers in MA

Some of the careers secondary teaching majors go into include:

Job Title MA Job Growth MA Median Salary
High School Teachers 11% $77,830

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

Major Annual Graduates in MA
Early Childhood Education 965
Elementary Education 959
Teacher Development & Methodology 236
Kindergarten/Preschool Education 199
Middle School Education & Teaching 74
Teacher Education 49

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