More than half of professionals with an advanced degree hold a graduate certificate.1 For them, a certificate wasn’t an alternative to a master’s - it was a faster, more attainable option that ultimately led to earning the same credential. Whether you use it as a first step toward a MEd or another level of advanced education to advance your career prospects, a certificate program adds value, including an estimated 13 to 25 percent increase in salary.2

At Regis, our MEd certificate programs provide many of the same benefits of an advanced degree in as little as six months, for around a third of the cost. Your certificate coursework will keep you up to date on innovations and best practices in education, enhancing additional opportunities with your current employer and opening doors throughout the field.

Should you decide to pursue your MEd, your coursework will be applied, making a certificate a practical investment in your future.

  1. According to the Bureau Of Labor Statistics, 51.9% of individuals with an advanced degree hold a graduate certificate
  2. Forbes magazine