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    September 1, 2016

    10 Reasons Teaching is One of the Best Careers Around

    Do you want to have a lasting impact on the world and young minds of today? If so, a career in education may be for you. Here, we’ve compiled the top 10 reasons to take on a career in teaching. 1. Exponential Impact As a teacher or instructor, it’s your job to guide the learning of all your students – […]

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    August 30, 2016

    Top 7 Reasons to Apply to the FSU College of Education

    School is back in session around the country and many high school seniors and recent bachelor’s graduates are embarking on the next step in their education and eventually their careers. The education industry is one of the best career paths for those who are looking to have an impact on the youth of today, make […]

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    August 25, 2016

    Why Come to FSU for Your Graduate Degree?

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    August 24, 2016

    Applying Social Sciences in Today’s World

    Today, studying society and the relationships of the people within society is crucial to the understanding of who we are, what we do, and where we are going in the future. As such, teachers who are able to educate students and impart the importance of social science are a rare commodity. A Ph.D. in Social […]

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    August 22, 2016

    13 Things You Didn’t Know About STEM

    If you’re pursuing a degree to enhance your career options, you’ll be glad to know that earning just about any degree will put you far ahead in the working world than someone who forgoes college altogether. But did you know that if you earn an education degree in STEM fields, you’ll be joining an ever-growing industry of […]

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    August 17, 2016

    7 Reasons Why You Should Get a Ph.D. in Education from FSU

    With a Ph.D. in Education, you will be able to influence others and impact learning policies. There are plenty of career opportunities at competitive wages and different areas you can specialize in with your studies. Below are the Top 7 reasons why you should earn your Ph.D. in Education from Florida State University. 1. Flexibility with […]

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    August 5, 2016

    Special Ed Master’s Preps You to Work with Autistic Children

    Students who have autism is a growing demographic in today’s education industry. As more progressive approaches to education continue to improve access to students with disabilities, teachers who are able to support new teaching methodologies and who are trained to specifically work in that environment are going to be in demand. With a bachelor’s degree, […]

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    August 1, 2016

    Importance of STEM Education in Elementary School

    As a nation, our education industry has recognized a shortcoming in our students. We’ve fallen behind other industrialized countries in terms of STEM-related fields, which include Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Not only does a STEM-focused education open students to new subjects, it also allows for different learning methodologies to be utilized. Creativity in class structure […]

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    July 28, 2016

    What Can You Do With a Graduate Degree in Math Education?

    With the growing importance placed on efficiency, big data, and technology by corporations all over the world,  highly-educated math teachers are increasingly in demand. The U.S. Bureau of Statistics states that the market for Ph.D.s in math education and related fields will grow by 23% between 2012 and 2022, and mean salary is predicted to […]

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    July 14, 2016

    9 Ways You Didn’t Realize You Were Using Advanced Math on a Daily Basis

    Remember when you were in school, learning some advanced component of algebra, thinking to yourself, “I’m never going to use this in real life”? Whether you know it or not, you’re using advanced math on a daily basis. The principles of geometry, algebra, calculus, and statistics are inherent in several seemingly mundane activities that we […]

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    July 12, 2016

    Research Highlight: Science Research Projects at FSU

    As a leader in the STEM field, Florida State University regularly participates in ground-breaking research projects in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics. For prospective and current students interested in getting involved in research projects, or those interested in getting funding or grants for your work, please check out some of our previous posts on this blog. […]

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    July 7, 2016

    Differences Between Bachelor’s, Master’s, & Doctoral Degrees in Education

    It’s commonly known that individuals who possess advanced degrees have more career opportunities and typically retain a higher salary throughout their lives. But how does that break down for those who pursue varying degrees in education?  4-Year Education Degrees For anyone pursuing a career in education, a bachelor’s degree is a necessity to have a meaningful […]

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    July 5, 2016

    Recent STEM Research Projects

    As a leader in STEM education and policy, FSU’s College of Education is always participating in cutting-edge research projects. Our faculty is regularly recognized for their involvement in projects that help to optimize and influence policy, technique, and understanding of the country’s education industry. Below, you can learn about some of our most recent research projects involving STEM […]

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    June 30, 2016

    Fellowships for Doctoral Students in STEM Areas

    We often get questions from students about where to look for funding, so we’ve consolidated a list of doctoral fellowships for students in STEM programs. Fellowships and Awards Fellowships and awards are offered to graduate and post-graduate students pursuing research or specific areas of education in STEM programs. Here’s a large list of fellowships and awards for […]

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    June 28, 2016

    Jobs for Advanced Teacher Education Degrees

    There are several specialties available for those interested in pursuing an advanced degree with a wide range of career opportunities. Below, you can see a list of our specialized advanced degrees and some potential career opportunities and salaries associated with each focus. Online Master’s in Curriculum & Instruction The online master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction […]

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    May 24, 2016

    Education Ph.D.s: Time and Cost

    A doctoral degree is the highest commendation a university can bestow upon its students. For those interested in pursuing a doctorate in education, the time and costs associated are truly dependent on how quickly you want to get through it. As it stands, there is no definitive cost or timeframe for a particular Ph.D. program. How Long […]

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    May 19, 2016

    Research Opportunities in Social Science

    The field of social science is quite broad. Subjects and studies that fall under the social sciences purview include political science, economics, sociology, psychology, and more. Because it covers such a wide breadth, there are ample doctorate and post-doctorate research opportunities for students in the field of social science. So where is the best place to […]

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    May 17, 2016

    Career Opportunities for Social Sciences

    What is Social Science? “Social Sciences” is a broad term used to describe the study of people based on groups or specific categories. The purview of a social sciences degree spans many career opportunities and fields, including political science, sociology, anthropology, geography, and economics, among many others. The idea behind a social sciences degree or career […]

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    May 10, 2016

    STEM for Women

    As discussed in our previous post about STEM programs, this nationwide initiative is designed to help increase access to science, technology, engineering, and math programs and curriculum for students across the socioeconomic spectrum. It’s also designed to help teachers, educators, administrators, graduate students, and post-doctorates develop that curriculum along a set of guidelines and assisting […]

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    May 6, 2016

    What is a STEM education program?

    STEM: Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics The STEM education program is a national initiative to improve the access to science, technology, education, and mathematics resources and programs for students of all ages and all socioeconomic backgrounds. This effort not only strives to create opportunities for younger students – enriching grade school curriculum to incorporate classes based […]

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