Is it worth getting a master's degree if I want to be a NJ Math Teacher?
I'm planning on getting a bachelor's degree in math and a teaching certification to be a math teacher. Is it really worth getting a master's degree after graduation to get a NJ Math teaching job or will a bachelor's degree suffice? If I need a master's degree, should I just go to school immediately upon graduation or should I get a teaching job then get my master's degree in math part time after teaching class?
Asked By: - 6/9/2012
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In today's environment the Masters in worth it but if there is a job available to you I recommend taking it. Especially in math you may be able to get any student loans forgiven and many schools will actually help pay for your MAT or MEd which you can actually take online. Unless you can't get a job with only the... More
Answered By: April - 6/9/2012
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I got my bachelors, got a job, then got my Masters. Totally worth it with the pay raise.
Answered By: E.B. - 6/9/2012
Your plan is admirable but the competition is daunting. There are 3.2 million high school seniors graduating this year in the USA. Please be concerned presently with achieving a high overall high school gradepoint. Your college admission will be based on it. Know also that your high school math scores will predict... More
Answered By: g_steed - 6/10/2012
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