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Schools Offering Education Programs in Maryland

Approximately 2.4% of graduates in of Maryland receive education degrees every year. That means an estimated 3,216 education professionals graduate from Maryland's 37 education schools each year.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in Maryland that has a education program is Johns Hopkins University. Johns Hopkins University, which was ranked 12th in the country in 2010, is located in Baltimore. 458 students graduated with a degree in education from Johns Hopkins University in 2010. Tuition at Johns Hopkins University was $40,680 per year.

The second-ranked school in Maryland with a education program is St. Mary's College of Maryland, which is located in Saint Marys City. In 2010, it was ranked 25th nationwide. In 2010, 39 students graduated from St. Mary's College of Maryland education program. The tuition rate at St. Mary's College of Maryland was $13,630 per year.

Towson University, which was ranked 25th nationwide in 2010, is the third-ranked school in Maryland that has a education program. It is located in Baltimore. In 2010, Towson University graduated 594 students from its education programs. The tuition rate at Towson University was $7,656 per year.


If you choose to attend a Maryland education school, average tuition will be $12,121 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $2,204 per year to $40,680 per year. In 2010, the education schools that charged the highest tuition rates in Maryland were:

  1. Johns Hopkins University - located in Baltimore, students are charged $40,680 per year
  2. Loyola University Maryland - located in Baltimore, students are charged $39,350 per year
  3. Maryland Institute College of Art - located in Baltimore, students are charged $35,690 per year

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

  1. Harford Community College - located in Bel Air, students are charged $2,204 per year
  2. Wor-Wic Community College - located in Salisbury, students are charged $2,334 per year
  3. Hagerstown Community College - located in Hagerstown, students are charged $2,716 per year

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

Many Maryland education graduates become a postsecondary vocational teacher, social science teacher, postsecondary teacher, elementary school teacher, and business teacher. If you decide to work as an education professional in Maryland, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 66,140 Maryland education professional as of 2010. This number includes 3,300 instructional coordinators, 1,200 postsecondary vocational teachers, and social science teachers. In Maryland, the largest numbers of education professional work in the following counties:

  1. Anne Arundel County - 35,240 education professionals
  2. Frederick County - 10,400 education professionals
  3. Washington County - 2,030 education professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 61,700 education professionals will be working in Maryland. This would require the number of education professional to grow by 13%.


education professionals in Maryland make an average of $73,117 per year. However, this number is only an average. Education professional in Maryland had varying salaries from $16,720 to $137,380 per year in 2010. On average education professional earn the most in the following Maryland counties:

  1. Frederick County - $75,344 per year
  2. Anne Arundel County - $72,560 per year
  3. Caroline County - $61,904 per year

On average, education professionals earn the least in the following Maryland counties:

  1. Allegany County - $45,243 per year
  2. St. Mary's County - $56,510 per year
  3. Washington County - $58,098 per year

On average, the highest paid education professionals in Maryland were:

  1. Health Specialties Teacher - $114,400 per year
  2. Social Science Teacher - $95,330 per year
  3. Education Administrator - $92,640 per year

The education professionals with lowest average salaries in Maryland were:

  1. Postsecondary Vocational Teacher - $50,250 per year
  2. Kindergarten Teacher - $45,750 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in education in Maryland 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 Maryland
  • Bachelor's Degree in Education in Maryland
  • Master's Degree in Education in Maryland
  • Doctoral Degree in Education in Maryland
  • Certificate in Education in Maryland

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Social Sciences Teachers, Postsecondary, All Other n/a $95,330
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 26,710 $59,840 -2.2%
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 15,540 $65,440 29.9%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 5,040 $114,400 25.7%
Postsecondary Teachers, All Other 3,880 $71,250 -29.2%
Kindergarten Teachers, Except Special Education 3,670 $45,750 0.3%
Instructional Coordinators 3,300 $66,080 -34.5%
Business Teachers, Postsecondary 1,950 $83,390 87.5%
Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary 1,200 $50,250 15.4%
English Language and Literature Teachers, Postsecondary 1,130 $74,360 -19.9%
Education Administrators, All Other 900 $92,640 13.9%
Mathematical Science Teachers, Postsecondary 880 $76,700 -6.4%
Adult Basic and Secondary Education and Literacy Teachers and Instructors 880 $51,040 12.8%
Computer Science Teachers, Postsecondary 830 $82,530 -29.1%
Career/Technical Education Teachers, Middle School 230 $67,750 -43.9%

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