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Online Master's in Education Careers

What Can I Do With A Master's in Education Degree?

High School Teacher1

Deepen your knowledge in your area of expertise with this graduate program in Education and, along with relevant teaching licensure, elevate your teaching career in secondary education. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) projects a steady 4 percent growth rate for high school teachers over the next decade. And as of 2019, the median annual wage for high school teachers was $61,660.

Instructional Coordinator2

Your master’s degree in Education can give you the tools you need to develop instructional material and coordinate educational content – preparing you for a role as an Instructional Coordinator. It’s a position with a 2019 average median pay of $66,290 and a BLS-projected 6 percent rise in job openings by 2028.


Depending on the specific certification or option you pursue in your program, your graduate degree in Education will help you prepare for a number of careers in public, private and higher education, including:

  • Literacy Specialist
  • School Counselor
  • Curriculum and Assessment Director
  • Instructional Designer
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant

$66,290  Median Annual Pay for Instructional Coordinators2

1High School Teachers
2Instructional Coordinator