Should you earn a Graduate Degree in Education?

Could a Graduate Degree in Education be for you? Are you already a teacher, looking for a way to advance your career? Are you looking at a career change and always thought you might be a great teacher?  We put together this infographic so you can see, at a glance, the motivations behind why other people get their MSED, CAGS and Post-Master’s Certificates in Education.

Of course, the various reasons people get their Graduate Degree in Education are as unique as the people themselves, but as you might imagine there are also several unifying themes behind going after that higher ed degree. Top among the reasons that people get a secondary degree? Career advancement.

Education is one of the largest industries in the US

And Education continues to grow at a thriving pace. There’s a steady demand for teachers, especially postsecondary and preschool teachers, with stable growth in the double digits. The data in the infographic below is based on BLS 2012-2022 data projections.

UNE Online Education MSE Infographic

Go after your goals

For a lot of teachers, getting their Master’s degree is the next step toward advancing up the career ladder and sliding up the pay scale. So why not start on your Graduate Degree in Education now? UNE’s graduate programs in Education add value to your career, and being 100% online makes the program very accessible for working professionals.

Please feel free to reach out to one of our Education program enrollment counselors if you have any questions at all. Or, check out the Education section of to dig deeper.

There’s no better time than now!


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