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Online Masters in Education Cost Comparison [VIDEO]

Get Educated is committed to helping students find affordable online masters degrees. ?Our current college directory profiles 1,297 online graduate degrees — the largest directory on the web. We profile 386 online education masters degrees. If that much choice overwhelms you, check out our video buyer’s guide. Vicky Phillips, our founder, walks you through an online masters in education cost comparison. She offers tips to help you choose the best college using your personal values.


If it’s the hunt among all those choices that’s slowing you down, definitely check out her suggestions. How to find the best fit for you? Kiplinger’s Personal Finance, a consumer magazine, and Get Educated teamed up in 2010 to evaluate online education masters degrees based on prestige. Here are our top 3 picks.


Prestigious Online Education Masters Degrees


1. Columbia University Teacher’s College

M.A. in Computing & Education

2. Michigan State University

M.A. in Education Technology & Learning


3. Penn State University World Campus

Online M. Ed. Instructional Systems, Educational Technology


Surprised? Get Educated’s top picks for prestige are all residential grad schools which also offer online versions of their renowned education degrees.


Finding Affordable Online Masters Degrees

What matters most to you — cost or prestige? Masters degrees in this field range from $6,000 to $50,000, with an average cost of $15,000.? You could save a bundle by comparing costs and degree programs before you enroll. Follow Vicky’s tips from this video to figure out your values and understand your choices. Then, use our free online degree search tool to Get Educated!? If you need more advice, or have questions, start talking on our online masters degree forums.



About the Author: Jess Wisloski is an established freelancer and has worked as a staff reporter at some of New York City’s leading fast-turnaround publications including the New York Times, the Brooklyn Papers, and the New York Daily News.