What can I do with my EDUCATION degree?
Employers of Education Majors
- Public or Private Schools
- Boards of Education
- Private Learning Centers
- Private Industry or Corporations
- Textbook Publishers
Related Occupations for Education Majors
Some of these occupations may require additional education at Graduate or Professional schools. For information on qualifications and career specifics consult the Occupational Outlook Handbook or other career resources. Also, take advantage of career counseling offered by the Center for Student Excellence.
|Adult Education||Missionary Worker|
|Adventure/Outdoor Guide||Preschool Administrator or Teacher|
|Alumni Relations Coordinator||Religious Educator|
|Athletic Coach||Resource Teacher|
|Curriculum Specialist||Secondary School Teacher|
|Day Care Administrator||Social Services Volunteer (VISTA)|
|Educational Administrator||Student Admissions Administrator|
|Educational Researcher||Student Personnel Administrator|
|Elementary School Teacher||Teacher Educational Resource Coordinator|
|Employee Training Specialist||Teacher, Handicapped Students|
|Financial Aid Counselor||Textbook Sales Representative|
|Grant Writer||Training Specialist|
Preparing for a Job in Education
- Develop a placement file.
- Find part-time jobs working with teenagers.
- Teach Sunday School.
- Participate in extracurricular activities.
- Visit schools and meet the principal. Let him/her know of your interests.
- Identify businesses that employ persons with specific academic backgrounds.
|Special Education||English Education 6-12|
Spanish Education 6-12
|Early / Childhood Education pk -3||Social Studies Education 6-12|
|Middle School Education 4-8|
Links for Education Majors
- National Educator's Association Student Program
- The National Clearinghouse for Professions in Special Education
- National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
- Teacher Certification Requirements from Academic Employment Network
- Teachers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Special Education Teachers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Education Administrators from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
- Adult and Vocational Education Teachers from the Occupational Outlook Handbook
- College and University Faculty from the Occupational Outlook Handbook