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Schools Offering Education Programs in Georgia


Each year, approximately 2.4% of Georgia graduates receive degrees in education. That means an estimated 5,998 education professionals graduate from Georgia's 50 education schools each year.

Top Schools

Emory University, which was ranked 14th nationwide in 2010, is the top-ranked school in Georgia that has a education program. It is located in Atlanta. 34 students graduated with a degree in education from Emory University in 2010. Emory University charged in-state students $39,158 in tuition fees per year.

University of Georgia, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in Georgia that has a education program. It is located in Athens. 589 students graduated with degree in education from University of Georgia in 2010. The tuition rate at University of Georgia was $8,736 per year.

Georgia State University, which was ranked 15th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Georgia that has a education program. It is located in Atlanta. In 2010, Georgia State University graduated 400 students from its education programs. Tuition at Georgia State University was $8,698 per year.

Cost

If you choose to attend a Georgia education school, average tuition will be $11,908 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,268 per year to $39,158 per year. In 2010, the following Georgia education schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Emory University - located in Atlanta, students are charged $39,158 per year
  2. Agnes Scott College - located in Decatur, students are charged $31,283 per year
  3. Mercer University - located in Macon, students are charged $30,560 per year

The education schools in Georgia that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Georgia Northwestern Technical College - located in Rome, students are charged $2,268 per year
  2. Sandersville Technical College - located in Sandersville, students are charged $2,268 per year
  3. Heart of Georgia Technical College - located in Dublin, students are charged $2,280 per year

An education degree from a Georgia school... what next?

education graduates in Georgia can go into a variety of professions such as postsecondary vocational teacher, social science teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, and business teacher. In 2010, there were 101,010 education professional working in Georgia, including 4,810 instructional coordinators, 4,330 postsecondary vocational teachers, and 60 social science teachers. The Georgia counties with the largest populations of education professional are:

  1. Barrow County - 54,490 education professionals
  2. Burke County - 5,230 education professionals
  3. Appling County - 4,760 education professionals

Projected Growth

According the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the number of education professionals is expected to grow by 22% by 2018. There are projected to be 107,910 education professionals working in Georgia then. Of these 107,910 education professionals, the government predicts that 6,740 will be instructional coordinators, an unknown number will be postsecondary vocational teachers, and an unknown number will be social science teachers.

Salary

On average, education professionals earn a salary of $63,024 per year in Georgia state. However, this number is only an average. Education professional in Georgia had varying salaries from $16,090 to $153,750 per year in 2010. On average education professional earn the most in the following Georgia counties:

  1. Barrow County - $63,645 per year
  2. Bulloch County - $61,776 per year
  3. Floyd County - $61,170 per year

The following counties in Georgia have the lowest average salaries for education professional:

  1. Hall County - $44,879 per year
  2. Banks County - $49,970 per year
  3. Appling County - $49,979 per year

The education professionals with highest average salaries in Georgia were:

  1. Health Specialties Teacher - $100,130 per year
  2. Business Teacher - $84,850 per year
  3. Education Administrator - $82,180 per year

On average, the lowest paid education professionals in Georgia were:

  1. Postsecondary Vocational Teacher - $46,080 per year
  2. Literacy Teacher - $37,310 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in education in Georgia and to compare salaries with various related fields such as teaching or elementary education, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Education in Georgia
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Georgia
  • Master's Degree in Education in Georgia
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Georgia
  • Certificate in Education in Georgia

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,845 miles from location University of Georgia Athens GA 84.6189 51% 34,885
5,902 miles from location Georgia State University Atlanta GA 68.3293 68% 30,427
5,915 miles from location Kennesaw State University Kennesaw GA 60.8852 56% 22,389
5,746 miles from location Georgia Southern University Statesboro GA 32.9448 72% 19,086
5,899 miles from location Emory University Atlanta GA 86.1612 28% 12,930
5,827 miles from location Valdosta State University Valdosta GA 59.0098 52% 12,391
5,943 miles from location University of West Georgia Carrollton GA 56.8754 57% 11,500
5,703 miles from location Savannah College of Art and Design Savannah GA 31.5137 31% 9,906
5,874 miles from location Gainesville State College Oakwood GA 18.0282 60% 8,801
5,930 miles from location Columbus State University Columbus GA 24.244 61% 8,178
5,856 miles from location Mercer University Macon GA 66.2857 20% 8,072
5,707 miles from location Armstrong Atlantic State University Savannah GA 55.7086 61% 7,538
5,765 miles from location Augusta State University Augusta GA 51.0634 68% 7,061
5,833 miles from location Georgia College & State University Milledgeville GA 63.1655 48% 6,633
0 miles from location Clayton State University Morrow GA 21.8026 53% 6,587
5,949 miles from location Georgia Northwestern Technical College Rome GA 15.91 n/a 5,994
5,882 miles from location North Georgia College & State University Dahlonega GA 27.7495 53% 5,652
5,886 miles from location Gordon College Barnesville GA 15.3212 74% 4,545
5,880 miles from location Albany State University Albany GA 26.6919 38% 4,473
5,904 miles from location Clark Atlanta University Atlanta GA 22.0674 18% 3,873
5,869 miles from location Fort Valley State University Fort Valley GA 21.9471 40% 3,553
5,843 miles from location Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College Tifton GA 20.9039 87% 3,327
5,887 miles from location Georgia Southwestern State University Americus GA 23.3063 52% 2,903
5,858 miles from location Piedmont College Demorest GA 22.0766 30% 2,811
5,872 miles from location Brenau University Gainesville GA 54.8741 12% 2,760
5,904 miles from location Morehouse College Atlanta GA 61.0705 41% 2,689
5,903 miles from location Atlanta Metropolitan College Atlanta GA 7.55946 n/a 2,688
5,905 miles from location Shorter University-College of Adult & Professional Programs Atlanta GA 24.7002 77% 2,170
5,950 miles from location Berry College Mount Berry GA 63.3969 35% 1,922
5,814 miles from location Heart of Georgia Technical College Dublin GA 17.5704 n/a 1,815
5,832 miles from location Georgia Military College-Milledgeville Campus Milledgeville GA 17.1356 n/a 1,406
5,963 miles from location Covenant College Lookout Mountain GA 62.8149 42% 1,367
5,769 miles from location Georgia Military College-Augusta Campus Augusta GA 13.1817 n/a 1,258
5,950 miles from location Shorter University Rome GA 57.4714 31% 1,205
5,914 miles from location Reinhardt University Waleska GA 23.6514 30% 1,123
5,810 miles from location Sandersville Technical College Sandersville GA 23.0244 n/a 1,116
5,826 miles from location Georgia Military College-Valdosta Campus Valdosta GA 12.6052 n/a 1,113
5,899 miles from location Oglethorpe University Atlanta GA 61.04 11% 1,100
5,853 miles from location Georgia Military College-Warner Robins Campus Warner Robins GA 14.6501 n/a 1,057
5,792 miles from location Brewton-Parker College Mount Vernon GA 46.2674 50% 1,049
5,938 miles from location LaGrange College Lagrange GA 24.6088 26% 1,027
5,867 miles from location Thomas University Thomasville GA 31.13 n/a 973
5,763 miles from location Paine College Augusta GA 40.8694 21% 907
5,897 miles from location Agnes Scott College Decatur GA 30.6491 26% 868
5,847 miles from location Toccoa Falls College Toccoa GA 28.3429 31% 816
5,833 miles from location Emmanuel College Franklin Springs GA 24.6984 70% 732
5,911 miles from location Georgia Military College-Atlanta Campus Fairburn GA 13.7752 n/a 690
5,860 miles from location Wesleyan College Macon GA 56.1354 38% 685
5,869 miles from location Truett-McConnell College Cleveland GA 41.7695 50% 519
5,919 miles from location Andrew College Cuthbert GA 14.991 41% 229
 

Curious what studying Education gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in Georgia

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
1
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education + 48,120 $53,190 -7.6%
2
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education + 22,320 $53,620 -7.9%
3
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education + 6,170 $50,280 -17.1%
4
Instructional Coordinators + 4,810 $58,190 -42.2%
5
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary + 4,490 $100,130
6
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary + 4,330 $46,080 -9.6%
7
Business Teachers, Postsecondary + 2,390 $84,850 0.8%
8
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,740 $54,850 2.4%
9
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors + 1,660 $37,310 -3.5%
10
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 1,580 $61,810 30.6%
11
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary + 950 $67,420 -19.5%
12
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other + 910 $66,800 -71.7%
13
Education Administrators, All Other + 830 $82,180 -1.2%
14
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School + 650 $53,960 80.6%
15
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other + 60 $74,690 -73.9%
 

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