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Education at Oakland University

We've pulled together some essential information you should know about the program, including how many students graduate each year, the ethnic diversity of these students, and more. Also, learn how Oakland ranks among other schools offering degrees in education.

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Education Degrees Available at Oakland

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Education
  • Master’s Degree in Education
  • Doctorate Degree in Education

Oakland Education Rankings

The bachelor's program at Oakland was ranked #198 on College Factual's Best Schools for education list. It is also ranked #9 in Michigan.

Ranking Type Rank
Best Colleges for Education 198
Best Education Colleges for Non-Traditional Students 229

Popularity of Education at Oakland

During the 2017-2018 academic year, Oakland University handed out 146 bachelor's degrees in education. Due to this, the school was ranked #153 out of all colleges and universities that offer this degree. This is a decrease of 12% over the previous year when 165 degrees were handed out.

In 2018, 213 students received their master’s degree in education from Oakland. This makes it the #193 most popular school for education master’s degree candidates in the country.

In addition, 25 students received their doctoral degrees in education in 2018, making the school the #153 most popular school in the United States for this category of students.

Oakland Education Students

Take a look at the following statistics related to the make-up of the education majors at Oakland University.

Oakland Education Bachelor’s Program

During the 2017-2018 academic year, 146 education majors earned their bachelor's degree from Oakland. Of these graduates, 7% were men and 93% were women.

Oakland Gender Breakdown of Education Bachelor's Degree Grads

The majority of bachelor's degree recipients in this major at Oakland are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 86% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Oakland University with a bachelor's in education.

Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Oakland University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 0
Black or African American 2
Hispanic or Latino 5
White 126
Non-Resident Aliens 1
Other Races 12

Oakland Education Master’s Program

Of the 213 students who earned a master's degree in Education from Oakland in 2017-2018, 19% were men and 81% were women.

Oakland Gender Breakdown of Education Master's Degree Grads

The majority of master's degree recipients in this major at Oakland are white. In the most recent graduating class for which data is available, 78% of students fell into this category.

The following table and chart show the ethnic background for students who recently graduated from Oakland University with a master's in education.

Ethnic Diversity of Education Majors at Oakland University
Ethnic Background Number of Students
Asian 5
Black or African American 16
Hispanic or Latino 3
White 167
Non-Resident Aliens 9
Other Races 13

Areas of Concentration for Education

Education students may decide to concentrate in one of the following focus areas. Individual focus areas may not be available for all degree levels.

Concentration Annual Graduates
Teacher Education Grade Specific 217
Educational Administration 95
Special Education 48
Teacher Education Subject Specific 44
Student Counseling 40
Other Education 7

Majors Similar to Education

Related Major Annual Graduates
Communication & Journalism 199
Psychology 195
Social Sciences 124
History 37
Area, Ethnic, Culture, & Gender Studies 9

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