What are you interested in teaching?
The sciences, art, music, physical education, history and languages are all areas in which you can master in education.
Minimum Masters in Education
You should look to spend no less than 6 years in school to obtain your masters in education. Most states require teachers looking to be certified as full time teachers to have at least a masters degree.
At what level do you want to teach?
Do you want to teach kindergarten through middle school or are you interested in becoming a high school or college teacher.
Careers in education outside the classroom - Curriculum, Guidance, Administration
There are plenty of rewarding careers for individuals in education out side of the class room. From developing curriculum that utilizes the latest in cutting edge technology, to guiding current and future students in their career and education choices, as an educational administration your career in education can move beyond the class room and still impact the lives of students everyday.
Extra benefits for teachers
Loan forgiveness programs, home loan programs, relocation packages and other financial incentives are some benefits to becoming a teacher.
|2012 Median Pay||Teacher Assistant||$24k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Kindergarten / Elementary Teacher||$56k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Middles School Teacher||$56k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||High School Teacher||$58k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Post Secondary Teacher||$68k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Special Education Teacher||$55k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Guidance Counselors||$56k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Principals||$56k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Education Administrators||$90k/year|
|2012 Median Pay||Post Secondary Administrator||$86k/year|
|How to become a teacher|
|Bachelors in Education||Masters Degree in Education||Doctoral Programs in Education|