Top elementary education programs in Georgia

Education master’s graduates in Georgia earn a weighted average salary of $48,467 3 years after graduation, placing them in the top 50% nationally.

Our education graduate rankings cover 15 of the 19 programs available in Georgia, accounting for 95% of total student graduates. We only include schools with sufficient earnings and/or debt data.

Cost of living is not considered when comparing states.

For more information visit our guide to education. Interested in how we rank schools? Review our ranking methodology.

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#1 in Georgia | #33 in Elementary education nationally
Economic score 0.46

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $49,313

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.5

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $23,032

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#2 in Georgia | #54 in Elementary education nationally

Piedmont University

Demorest, Georgia

Economic score 0.50

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $51,130

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.5

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $26,925

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#3 in Georgia | #57 in Elementary education nationally

Kennesaw State University

Kennesaw, Georgia

Economic score 0.51

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $49,348

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.5

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $25,744

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#4 in Georgia | #71 in Elementary education nationally

Columbus State University

Columbus, Georgia

Economic score 0.54

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $50,084

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.6

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $27,916

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#5 in Georgia | #81 in Elementary education nationally

University of West Georgia

Carrollton, Georgia

Economic score 0.55

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $47,219

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.5

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $25,500

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#6 in Georgia | #101 in Elementary education nationally

Georgia Southern University

Statesboro, Georgia

Economic score 0.63

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $47,157

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.6

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $29,046

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#7 in Georgia | #115 in Elementary education nationally

Brenau University

Gainesville, Georgia

Economic score 0.72

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $49,478

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.7

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $36,347

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#8 in Georgia | #124 in Elementary education nationally

Reinhardt University

Waleska, Georgia

Economic score 0.74

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $45,704

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.7

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $31,656

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

#9 in Georgia | #150 in Elementary education nationally

Mercer University

Macon, Georgia

Economic score 0.87

The Economic Score is the combination of debt-to-earnings ratio and earningsplus. We use the economic score to determine a graduate program’s rank. The lower the economic score the better. For an analysis of how we arrive at the economic score, and a description of our data sources, please visit our methodology page.

Earnings $49,632

Median earnings of all students 3 years after graduating.

Debt to earnings 0.9

The debt-to-earnings ratio is calculated by dividing student debt upon graduation by the annual salary. A debt to earnings ratio of 1 means that annual educational debt is the same as annual earnings.

Debt $44,416

The total debt accrued by the median student at the time of graduation.

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How long does it take to pay down debt in elementary education in Georgia?

Years

Under a year

The average debt accrued from a master's degree in elementary education is covered by average graduate earnings in under a year.

How much do graduates with a master's degree in elementary education earn in Georgia?

Salary

$48,467

The median master's degree in elementary education graduate earns $48,467 3 years after graduating.

How much does a master's degree in elementary education cost in Georgia?

Net cost

$16,692

The average annual cost of a master's degree in elementary education is $16,692. This is the net cost and considers only students that have received Title IV funds.

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