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Advance Your Career with an Online Master’s Degree in Education
Explore the online education master's degrees WGU offers for already licensed teachers:
M.S. Curriculum and Instruction
M.S. Special Education (K—12)
M.S. Educational Leadership
M.A. English Language Learning/English as a Second Language (PreK—12)
M.Ed. Instructional Design
M.Ed. Learning and Technology
M.A. Mathematics Education (K—6, 5—9, or 5—12)
M.A. Science Education (5—9)
M.A. Science Education (Chemistry, 5—12)
M.A. Science Education (Physics, 5—12)
M.A. Science Education (Biological Sciences, 5—12)
M.A. Science Education (Geosciences, 5—12)
Endorsement Preparation Program, English Language Learning (PreK—12)
Endorsement Preparation Program, Educational Leadership
You’re already a teacher making a difference in your students’ lives; now it’s time to make a difference in yours. Take the next step and reach a new level of your career with a highly respected master’s degree in education from WGU.
Already a teacher? Imagine reaching the next level of your profession. With an online master’s teaching degree from WGU, you’ll be in an excellent position to enhance your professional prestige and earning potential. You’ll develop specialized skills and knowledge in a high-demand field and become a curricular leader in your school.
You’ve worked to mold the futures of your students for years. Isn’t it time you thought about your own future? With an online master’s degree in education from the WGU Teachers College, you can secure a better future online, on your schedule, and on your budget.
You’ll start seeing the benefits immediately. A master’s degree often means an increased salary (an average of $10,000 more per year), job security, and retirement benefits. You’ll also notice an immediate improvement in your teaching skills. You’ll be able to reach your students in new ways and maximize the impact of every lesson. Your specialized knowledge and skills will not only benefit you, but also benefit your students and the school districts in which you teach.
WGU is the first exclusively online university to receive NCATE accreditation for its degree programs that lead to teacher licensure, a testament to the fact that WGU graduates "have the knowledge and skills to be effective in helping all students learn."
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