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

  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.


Links for Education Majors

Contact Information

College of Education
Cate Teacher Education Center Suite 1018
Tel: 985-549-2217