Why gain a Masters in Education?

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  •  On campus or online, master’s in education programs help hone your teaching skills, maximize your earnings, and more.

Establish your authority

  • We’ve rounded up some of the top ways earning a master’s in education, such as an MSEd, can make a positive impact on your life and the lives of your students.
  • Develop your specialty a master’s degree in education helps to establish your authority in the field, enabling you to develop instructional skills in a specific area of interest.
  • Administrators must understand the real classroom experience as well as leadership, curriculum development, and how to best engage students and parents.

Financial rewards

  • In fact, on average, a teacher with a master’s degree earns between $2,760 – $7,358 more each year than those with a bachelor’s degree. Some school districts even offer automatic wage increases for teachers with a master’s in education.

Wherever you are, you can make an impact by understanding and having empathy for where students come from, their culture, their ethnicity and their traditions. Make learning powerful by connecting it with who our students are, so they can dream of who they want to be.

Dr Craig Trevor Hansen,

A Masters in Education is essential for your career

  • If you work in teaching, you’ll know that it’s one of the most rewarding professions.
  • But a teaching career can be incredibly challenging, so a passion for educating the next generation is a must.
  • Whatever your reasons for pursing a Master’s in Education, you’ll see a positive impact not only on your own career, but on the lives of those students that you teach and help them achieve their own dreams and goals.
  • Courses such as our Education with Leadership and Management MA will develop your leadership abilities and open up senior teaching positions including head of department, head of year, and headteacher roles with in the school setting.
  • A Master’s degree is also essential for those students wishing to continue on to doctoral research, and will prepare you with the skills to take this next step.

For more information, visit our Masters in Education page.