Master's in Education Degree in Colorado
(found programs from 32 schools)
Districts in Colorado have been some of the first to wade into pay-for-performance, or merit pay, salary structures, which pay teachers more based on student achievement. In one district, the top pay jumped from $68,000 to around $90,000. But most districts in the state still follow standard salary schedules, paying teachers according to their years of service and level of education. Under either model, it can pay to have a master's degree. In one Colorado Springs district, teachers with a master's degree make an average of around $4,000 more per year than those without one, according to the Colorado Department of Education.
The state is currently experience shortages of teachers qualified to teach English, math, music, and special education.
Selected Master's degree programs in Colorado
Regis University. Regis University offers Master of Education programs in a number of areas, including reading, instructional technology, and curriculum, instruction, and assessment. The school emphasizes flexible learning formats, combining classroom learning with online classes and directed study.
University of Northern Colorado. The University of Northern Colorado offers Master of Arts in teaching degrees in curriculum studies, linguistically diverse education, and English education. Both on-campus and online programs are offered.
Western State College of Colorado. Western State offers a low-residency Master of Arts in education program. Students live on campus for a week each August and complete their remaining coursework remotely.
Below is a list of Masters of Education programs in Colorado. Use the links to request information from schools that you are interested in, or use the nearby state links below to find additional Masters of Education programs in states near you.
Masters in Education Programs in Nearby Sates
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