Careers & Graduate School


According to the National Center for Education, more than 2 million teachers will be needed in the next 10 years due to teacher turnover, retirement and rising student enrollment. In addition to working in the traditional classroom setting, many of our graduates go on to work in administrative positions in schools and higher-education institutions. Education is one of the largest industries in the nation, so there are opportunities in locations across the country and abroad.

Graduates from our health-related programs are positioned to succeed with the increasing need for healthcare services. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, healthcare will generate more than 3 million new jobs in the next 10 years — more job growth than any other industry. Healthcare is also one of the nation’s largest industries and 10 of the 20 fastest growing occupations are healthcare related. As with education, there are job opportunities in healthcare professions in many locations all around the world.

Graduate School and Certification

Completion of a bachelor’s degree in teacher education is one of the requirements to achieve initial New York state teaching certification. Teachers have five years after receipt of their initial certification to obtain a master’s degree to qualify for professional certification. Many Manhattan College teacher education graduates continue their studies at the College in order to obtain their master’s degree.