A Master’s in Education offers the broadest possible graduate opportunities for those seeking to develop as educators and influencers. The Jessup M.A.Ed. Program is perfect for those interested in:
1. Advancing in an education or teaching career
Become a Master Teacher
Move up on your Payscale
Receive a stipend for completing your Graduate Degree
Earning an M.A.Ed. provides graduates with vastly expanded career options & opportunities from mentoring younger teachers to leadership opportunities to district positions that otherwise might not be available.
2. Those interested in Administration can earn a PASC Credential (optional)
Take advantage of educational Leadership/Administration opportunities and openings.
In just 3 one-unit Field Experiences, you will work with administrators for hands-on practical training in budget planning, leading staff meetings, developing programs, etc. (Field Experience runs concurrent with program classes for 20 month total completion = M.A.Ed. + PASC option.)
3. University Employment, Published Writer, Research/Conference Leadership Opportunities
Minimum requirement to teach at a college/university is a Master’s degree.
Preparation for and experience in writing research papers and articles.
Positions graduates for a possible Doctoral Program.
Write research and speak at conferences/events/workshops.
As you progress throughout your courses, you will research and write towards your eventual chosen Thesis topic which typically becomes your first published work. You will become an expert in the area you choose to research/publish. The first time you are cited by others in their academic papers is an amazing feeling!
4. Corporate & Non-profit Sector
Organizational/Corporate training & consulting
Education, Academia, and Career opportunities
Start/lead a non-profit para-educational institution
Research & Development
Curriculum & Education Policy Development
Corporate opportunities are vast, including being a business/regional trainer, military instructor, working in R&D departments, and consulting. Non-profit opportunities include leadership areas in churches, private/charter schools, para-church, and para-educational organizations. Education is important to anyone leading a volunteer team, staff, or business enterprise. All leaders are teachers/educators.