Masters in Education Programs in North Carolina

(found programs from 32 schools)

The education field is one of North Carolina's fastest-growing sectors, with more than 7,000 job openings each year. That includes 1,700 elementary teaching positions, 1,000 high school teaching positions, 900 middle school teaching positions, and 400 special education teaching positions.

The financial rewards for teachers with a master's degree in education are considerable, and they increase over time. Beginning teachers with a master's degree earn $3,000 per year more than their colleagues who possess only a bachelor's. Over time, that increases to $5,000 extra per year for teachers with master's degrees, according to the Department of Public Instruction in North Carolina (NCDPI).

Below is a list of Masters of Education programs in North Carolina. 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

Selected Master's degree programs in North Carolina

Appalachian State University. Appalachian State offers both part-time and full-time master's programs. Degree programs in fields like English or history are housed within their specific academic departments, while more general education degrees are housed in the Reich College of Education.

Elon University. Elon offers Master of Education degrees in elementary education, special education, and gifted education. Students complete the majority of their coursework over the span of three summers, taking only one class each semester during the school year.

Meredith College. Meredith has master's programs that cater both to teachers looking to advance their education and to those looking to jump into the teaching field. The Master of Education degree - offered in gifted education, elementary education, English as a second language, and special education - is geared toward K-12 teachers who are already eligible for an initial teaching license. The Master of Arts in teaching degree is designed for people with bachelor's degrees in fields other than education, who want to become teachers.

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