For years, school systems have known that as baby boomers continue to retire, they’ll leave a gap in the classroom that is difficult to fill. Additionally, student enrollment is expected to rise at an annual rate of 2%, placing an additional 1.2 million elementary and secondary school students into the system by the year 2026.1 As administrators look for creative ways to staff their schools, one particular online degree program has stepped up to assist.
Walden University is an institution accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden currently offers an accelerated version of its MS in Education degree which provides multiple benefits at the student and district level.
How Educators Benefit From an Accelerated MSEd Program
How School Districts and Their Students Benefit From an Accelerated MSEd Program
Ideal candidates are disciplined, self-motivated, and comfortable working in a self-directed learning environment. Like a traditional MSEd program, the curriculum is rigorous, and for the right student, the accelerated MSEd program is the ideal option—especially when it comes to saving time and money.
*Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.