Careers

According to the National Center for Education Statistics, approximately 3.6 million full-time-equivalent (FTE) elementary and secondary school teachers were engaged in classroom instruction in fall 2010. This number has risen 8% since 2000. Some careers of interest for education majors include:

  • Adult education teacher
  • Assistant principal
  • Business education teacher
  • Christian education worker
  • College dean
  • College president
  • College teacher
  • Counselor
  • Director of admissions
  • Director of guidance
  • Director of student affairs
  • Education consultant
  • Elementary teacher
  • ESL teacher
  • Financial aid director
  • Librarian
  • Peace Corps/VISTA volunteer
  • Personnel director
  • Preschool teacher
  • Principal
  • Registrar
  • School psychologist
  • School social worker
  • School superintendent
  • Secondary teacher
  • Special education teacher
  • Textbook writer
  • Trainer (educational)
  • Tutor
  • Vocational rehabilitation counselor
  • Vocational/technical teacher