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Movement Therapy & Education

54 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
23 Master's Degrees Annually
#81 in Popularity
$57,680 Median Salary

Types of Degrees Movement Therapy & Education Majors Are Getting

The following table lists how many movement therapy and movement education graduations there were in 2018-2019 for each degree level.

Education Level Number of Grads
Bachelor’s Degree 54
Master’s Degree 23
Doctor’s Degree 12
Graduate Certificate 12

What Can You Do With a Movement Therapy & Education Major?

Below is a list of occupations associated with movement therapy and movement education:

Job Title Job Growth Rate Median Salary
Therapists 19.9% $50,980

Who Is Getting a Bachelor’s Degree in Movement Therapy & Education?

54 Bachelor's Degrees Annually
61% Percent Women
44% Percent Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
This major is dominated by women with about 61% of recent graduates being female.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

At the countrywide level, the racial-ethnic distribution of movement therapy and movement education majors is as follows:

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of Movement Therapy and Movement Education Students with Bachelor's Degrees
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 1
Black or African American 10
Hispanic or Latino 13
White 30
International Students 0
Other Races/Ethnicities 0

How Much Do Movement Therapy & Education Majors Make?

Salaries According to BLS

The median salary for someone in a career related to movement therapy and movement education is $57,680. This median refers to all degree levels, so you may expect those with a more advanced degree to make more while those with less advanced degrees will typically make less.

To put that into context, according to BLS data from the first quarter of 2020, the typical high school graduate makes between $30,000 and $57,900 a year (25th through 75th percentile). The average person with a bachelor’s degree (any field) makes between $45,600 and $99,000. Advanced degree holders make the most with salaries between $55,600 and $125,400.

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Online Movement Therapy & Education Programs

In 2018-2019, 7 schools offered a movement therapy and movement education program of some type. The following table lists the number of programs by degree level, along with how many schools offered online courses in the field.

Degree Level Colleges Offering Programs Colleges Offering Online Classes
Certificate (Less Than 1 Year) 0 0
Certificate (1-2 years) 0 0
Certificate (2-4 Years) 0 0
Associate’s Degree 0 0
Bachelor’s Degree 2 0
Post-Baccalaureate 0 0
Master’s Degree 3 0
Post-Master’s 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Research) 2 0
Doctor’s Degree (Professional Practice) 0 0
Doctor’s Degree (Other) 0 0

Is a Degree in Movement Therapy & Education Worth It?

The median salary for a movement therapy and movement education grad is $57,680 per year. This is based on the weighted average of the most common careers associated with the major.

This is 45% more than the average salary for an individual holding a high school degree. This adds up to a gain of about $355,600 after 20 years!

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You may also be interested in one of the following majors related to movement therapy and movement education.

Major Number of Grads
Yoga Teacher Training/Yoga Therapy 159
Hypnotherapy/Hypnotherapist 143
Other Movement and Mind-Body Therapies and Education 41

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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