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    August 31, 2016

    Spotlight on the Career Path of an Education Leader

    Educational leadership is a noble profession. It combines academics, research, and practical teaching pedagogy that allows those with an advanced degree in education leadership to pursue a wide range of careers. Educational leaders can become advanced teachers, curriculum designers, education policymakers, and most commonly, administrators. We have a lot of information on the blog about […]

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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 23, 2016

    What’s the Difference Between an EdD and a PhD in Education?

    There are two primary doctorate programs in the field of education: the Ed.D. (doctor of education) and the Ph.D. (doctor of philosophy). Both of these degrees are great for those who are pursuing a career in education, but each comes with its own focus. The best way to decide which degree best suits you is […]

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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 […]

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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. , . […]

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    August 15, 2016

    Learning By Experience: Putting an Ed Psych PhD to Practice

    If you’re interested in getting a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, you may wonder what kind of jobs will be open for you when you finish. It’s an understandable concern given today’s very tight work environment. You don’t want to spend all that time getting a degree only to find you can’t get a job that […]

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    August 10, 2016

    Online Programs are the Key to the Future of Higher Education

    With recent advancements in technology, distance education has become readily available to students in most major universities across the country. Many higher ed administrators tout the ample benefits of online degree programs. Distance Education Trends According to Babson Survey Research Group, the number of college students enrolled in an online program in 2015 was up […]

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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 4, 2016

    Learn From the Best Educational Leadership Program in the South

    Florida State University is one of the best universities in the southeastern United States. For Colleges of Education, U.S. News & World Report ranks it #37 in the nation, tied with Penn State. The college offers a wide range of programs that are designed to help students pursue meaningful careers in the education industry, whether […]

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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 […]

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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 26, 2016

    What Is Educational Psychology?

    , . How do we learn? Why do we learn the way we do? Why is learning sometimes so difficult? Educational psychology strives to answer these questions. It is the study of how people learn, retain and use information. Just as we learn in a variety of settings, educational psychologists work in a variety of […]

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    July 21, 2016

    Top Careers for an Ed.D. Graduate

    A Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) is an advanced degree in the education field. It differs from a Ph.D. in that it is designed for a practitioner as opposed to a researcher. Those who pursue an Ed.D. do so because they have an interest in education policy, how it impacts teaching process and practice, and how […]

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    July 19, 2016

    Tips From An Online Master’s Student: How to Balance School, Work & Life

    Attending graduate school online can help you achieve your academic and professional goals and is usually a huge steps towards bettering your career. By knowing where you are going and how to get there, you can make strides in the right direction while enjoying what you do. So, to maintain a work-study-life balance, we recommend […]

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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 […]

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    July 7, 2016

    Differences Between B.S., M.S., & Ph.D. 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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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    June 27, 2016

    Everything You Need to Know About an Online Master’s Program

    The truth is that online degrees are quickly becoming the norm in today’s higher education industry. More and more top-level colleges (like Florida State University) are offering specialized degrees, including master’s, online in a wide range of degree programs. If you’re considering taking a course or getting a degree online, we’ve put together a great […]

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    June 24, 2016

    Why Get an Online Ed.D. from Florida State University?

    This is a question we hear quite often in the College of Education, and we’re glad that you’re asking. Below, we will provide answers to the questions we receive most often. What is FSU’s Online Ed.D. Program? FSU’s College of Education offers a Doctor of Education degree (Ed.D.) in Educational Leadership and Administration for individuals […]

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    June 14, 2016

    Research Opportunities for Educational Psychology Ph.D.s

    Educational psychology is a field that focuses on studying educational and learning methods, cognitive assessments, and aptitude testing for children in an educational setting. Educational psychology strives to understand how different learning approaches impact the development of a student body, essentially attempting to answer the “why” behind certain educational philosophies and policies. The majority of […]

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