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Benefits of a Master of Arts in Teaching Degree

The field of teaching and education is constantly changing. In order to meet the needs of today's educational environment, teachers must continually strive to learn more about the subjects they teach, as well as stay abreast of current research and technological advancements in education.

There are several benefits to having a Master of Arts in Teaching degree:

  • Salaries for teachers with a master’s degree are generally significantly higher
  • Teachers with a master’s degree are more marketable with more employment options, including post-secondary opportunities
  • Teachers with a master’s degree have a stronger skill set and have refined the art of teaching


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Toll-free: 1-800-968-2540


James E. Tarr, Ph.D.

Acting Assistant Dean & Professor

Colleen D'Arcy, Ph.D.


College of Education Dean's Office
Gilbertson Hall, North 275
University Center, MI 48710


8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.