Education (M.Ed.) – Teaching Career

Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon

Advance Your Teaching Career: Master of Education (M.Ed.) at Marylhurst

As reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, increased school enrollment is projected to grow the job market for principals, elementary, middle and high school teachers by 6% over the next decade – meaning there is a lot of opportunity to grow your teaching career.  Job market growth is also projected at 7% within the same time period for Curriculum Developers as the industry continues to place emphasis on school and educator effectiveness measures.

Increasing regional demand for teachers with capabilities to teach bilingual and/or English language learners is fueled by the region’s changing student demographics.  In the near future, all teachers will have some English language learners in their classrooms, and employers recognize that teachers will need to be prepared with skills to ensure all young people are literate and able to contribute to society.

Outside the P-12 system, demand for educational instruction and specifically Corporate Trainers is expected to grow 7%, most noticeably within the finance and insurance industries plagued by regulation changes.

  The Master of Education program is now accepting inquiries and applications for 2018.  

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Emily Reynolds – Featured M.Ed. Student

Emily Reynolds - Education Program - Marylhurst“At Marylhurst, I was able to customize a graduate education program that helped me to meet my career goals.” ~ Emily Reynolds, M.Ed. 2013

Master of Education Degree (M.Ed.): Sample Teaching Careers

Master of Education graduates are prepared to lead a variety of successful careers, with job titles including:

  • Lead Teacher
  • School Administrator
  • Adult Educator
  • Curriculum Developer
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Higher Education Teacher

Beth Hamilton – Featured M.Ed. Student

Beth Hamilton - Education Program - Marylhurst“I probably would not have gotten into my doctorate program if I were not able to demonstrate my understanding of social justice for which Marylhurst prepared me.” ~ Beth Hamilton, M.Ed. 2012

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