The Master of Education (MEd) Professional Studies in Literacy Education program is a graduate-level program designed for experienced literacy teachers who want to advance their careers and leadership capacity.
Teachers with a master's degree are regarded as experts in their field, making you a more competitive job candidate with an MEd
Teachers who have a master's degree will see a roughly $7,000 annual salary increase [Teacher.org ]
Though the salary increase with a master's degree will vary by district and state, Minnesota teachers are on the higher end of the payscale. Median Minnesota teacher salaries were $64,790 and $64,960 for middle school and high school respectively in 2019 [BLS ].
Once a teacher is employed, there is much more mobility that comes with a Master's. Teachers with advanced degrees can be promoted to school administration positions and can become mentors to other teachers based upon specific graduate training.