Deciding to go back to school for a master’s degree in education can be both exciting and a bit scary. While you’re driven by a desire to be a more effective educator and to help your own students become more successful, at the same time, you’re likely wondering how you’ll manage going back to school when your life is already so busy.
Thankfully, you’re not alone. More than 40,000 educators have graduated from Walden University’s accredited online master’s in education program, and they know firsthand what it takes to succeed.
Here are their top seven tips for success:
Praise From a Walden Graduate
“When you are a graduate student in the MS in Education program, you will see that it is a very new way of looking at the world, and you will not be the same person when you leave as you were when you arrived. You’re going to appreciate and value those improvements for the rest of your life.” —Richard Biehl, MS in Education Graduate
Walden’s MS in Education program offers more than 15 specializations to help you meet your educational goals, ranging from Adolescent Literacy and Learning to Integrating Technology in the Classroom and Teacher Leadership.
Walden University, an accredited institution with online degree programs, has been serving the higher education needs of adult learners for 45 years. Today, more than 47,800 students from all 50 U.S. states and more than 150 countries are pursuing their bachelor’s, master’s, or doctoral degrees or certificates online at Walden.
Explore Walden University's online college degrees in education and position yourself for success inside and outside of the classroom. Earn your education degree in a convenient format that fits your busy life.
*Time to completion may vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable.
Walden offers both state-approved educator licensure programs as well as programs and courses that do not lead to licensure or endorsements. Prospective students must review their state licensure requirements prior to enrolling. For more information, please refer to www.WaldenU.edu/educlicensure.
Prospective Alabama students: Contact the Teacher Education and Certification Division of the Alabama State Department of Education at 1-334-242-9935 or www.alsde.edu to verify that these programs qualify for teacher certification, endorsement, and/or salary benefits.
Prospective Washington state students are advised to contact the Office of the Superintendent of Public Instruction at 1-360-725-6275 or firstname.lastname@example.org to determine whether Walden’s programs in the field of education are approved for teacher certification or endorsements in Washington state. Additionally, teachers are advised to contact their individual school district as to whether this program may qualify for salary advancement.