What can I do with my EDUCATION degree?

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
Librarian Tutor


Preparing for a Job in Education

  1. Develop a placement file.
  2. Find part-time jobs working with teenagers.
  3. Teach Sunday School.
  4. Participate in extracurricular activities.
  5. Visit schools and meet the principal. Let him/her know of your interests.
  6. Identify businesses that employ persons with specific academic backgrounds.


Program Overview

Special Education English Education 6-12

Elementary Education 1-5


Spanish Education 6-12
*is now offered as a concentration within the
Spanish BA program

Early / Childhood Education pk -3 Social Studies Education 6-12
Middle School Education 4-8  


Links for Education Majors