Career Attributes

  • $88,240
  • 38,400
  • 3.0
  • 10.7%
  • Master's degree
  • Film Video And Photographic Arts
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Overview

Most major universities and large community colleges require that distance learning administrators possess a master's degree in education or a related discipline. For example, distance learning coordinators who work for online universities tend to have multiple degrees in informational technology in addition to an advanced educational degree.

Aside from an advanced degree, distance learning administrators must have a high level of dedication. Education administration is a discipline that requires analytical skills along with the ability to juggle a multitude of everyday tasks. The sheer amount of time distance learning educators spend on the job commands that prospective job applicants possess a strong passion for teaching.

What are Distance Learning Coordinators like?

Artistic

Based on our pool of users, Distance Learning Coordinators tend to be predominately artistic people. Take our career test to see what career interest category best describes you.

Distance Learning Coordinators by Strongest Interest Archetype

Based on sample of 87 CareerExplorer users

Are Distance Learning Coordinators happy?

55thpercentile

Distance Learning Coordinators rank as moderately happy among careers. Overall they rank in the 55th percentile of careers for satisfaction scores.

Distance Learning Coordinator Career Satisfaction by Dimension

Percentile among all careers

Education History of Distance Learning Coordinators

The most common degree held by Distance Learning Coordinators is Business Management And Administration. 13% of Distance Learning Coordinators had a degree in Business Management And Administration before becoming Distance Learning Coordinators. That is over 2 times the average across all careers. Film Video And Photographic Arts graduates are the second most common among Distance Learning Coordinators, representing 10% of Distance Learning Coordinators in the CareerExplorer user base, which is 12.8 times the average.

Distance Learning Coordinator Education History

This table shows which degrees people earn before becoming a Distance Learning Coordinator, compared to how often those degrees are obtained by people who earn at least one post secondary degree.

Degree % of Distance Learning Coordinators % of population Multiple
Business Management And Administration 13.5% 6.5% 2.1×
Film Video And Photographic Arts 9.6% 0.7% 12.8×
Marketing And Marketing Research 9.6% 2.2% 4.4×
Sociology 9.6% 2.1% 4.5×
Psychology 7.7% 7.0% 1.1×
Human Resources 5.8% 1.0% 5.8×
International Business 5.8% 1.0% 5.7×
Political Science 5.8% 2.9% 2.0×

Distance Learning Coordinator Education Levels

64% of Distance Learning Coordinators have a master's degree. 32% of Distance Learning Coordinators have a bachelor's degree.

No education 0%
High school diploma 0%
Associate's degree 0%
Bachelor's degree 32%
Master's degree 64%
Doctorate degree 5%

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Career Attributes

  • $88,240
  • 38,400
  • 3.0
  • 10.7%
  • Master's degree
  • Film Video And Photographic Arts
More Attributes