About Best Master’s In Education

Welcome to Best Master’s in Education where you can learn about the benefits, opportunities and degree programs available to students and educators who are considering graduate school. This site was launched by a former teacher who saw an opportunity to provide excellent free information resources for prospective students entering the field.

We offer articles on education as well as information on master’s degree programs in education.

  • According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, adults with master’s degrees earned on average more than double the amount of money each week throughout 2013 than those with only a high school diploma and no college training.
  • In 2013, the unemployment rate among individuals with master’s degrees was only 3.4 percent, compared to 6.1 percent among all adult workers over the age of 25.
  • According to a 2013 article in U.S. News and World Report, grade school and high school teachers with a master’s in education average about $5,000 more in annual earnings than teachers without master’s degrees.
  • A master’s degree in education can lead to opportunities for advancement or to specializations in fields such as school administration, which pays significantly higher than classroom teaching positions.

At Best Master’s in Education, we provide resources to help you as an educator decide what the master’s program best fits you and your professional goals. We have blog articles on various specializations in education, and we also provide easy-access lists of degree programs for you to consider. Our FAQ section includes answers to common questions about master’s degrees in education, and we have links to a variety of valuable resources for educators of all experience levels.

Although the Bureau of Labor Statistics currently indicates that job growth in elementary and secondary education is projected at lower rates than the national average across career fields, the growing number of teachers nearing retirement age makes this career a good one to pursue at present. Let Best Master’s in Education help you secure your future in education.


Melissa Maypole taught high school English and Advanced Composition in Aiken, SC for six years. She is currently working in online curriculum development and is also a prolific freelance writer. She earned her B.A. from the University of South Carolina-Aiken and holds a Masters degree in Education with a specialty in Integrating Technology in the Curriculum. Among her contributions are 30 Best Education Blogs of 2014. You can find her on twitter: @MelissaMaypole.