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Some school districts require their teachers to have a master’s degree within five years of entering the profession, so earning an education degree online can lead to career growth for current and future educators. A master’s degree is also required for teachers who may want to become school counselors or administrators. U.S. News evaluated several factors to rank the best online education degree programs, including faculty credentials, graduation rates and student services and technologies. See the methodology »

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