Career Guide

The field of education focuses on the transfer of knowledge, skills, and habits through teaching, training, research, and administration. This field consists of many systems, including preschool, primary, secondary, vocational, alternative, special, and university education.

Designing your major

Your major may be indirectly or directly related to your career choice, and it’s only one of many pieces to finding a good career fit. There are many majors that are related to education, including:

Learn about careers in the field

  • School Teacher
  • School Principal
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Librarian
  • Special Education Teacher
  • Advisor
  • Foreign Language Teacher
  • ENL Teacher
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Religious Education Teacher
  • School Coach
  • School Administrator
  • Dean of Students
  • Adult Education Instructor
  • Marching Band Teacher
  • Community Health Educator
  • Admissions Counselor
  • Art Teacher
  • Textbook Author/Editor
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Join a student organization

Student organizations can help us clarify our interests and build experience. Here are a few ideas of organizations in this area:

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteering in the community has many benefits for the community and for your personal and professional development. How can you use your knowledge and skills to make a difference? 

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Interested in graduate school?

In this field, some common graduate school programs may include counseling education, curriculum studies, educational policy, and many more!

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There are many ways to explore careers, through research, gaining experience, and talking with other people. Your career coach is here to mentor you and help you find ways to explore that fit you best.