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What Can You do With a Graduate Degree in Education (MEd)?

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The Master of Education (M. Ed.) Curriculum and Instruction program is designed for current P-12 teachers seeking an advanced degree.  (Higher education professionals should click here for the post-secondary and higher education programs.)


Job Titles:  top

  • Click here to find out more about the job titles below- (Occupational Outlook Handbook)
  • Teaching/Training
  • Private Tutor (personal, online, distance learning)
  • ESL Instructor
  • Overseas Teacher
  • Prison Instructor/Instructional Officer
  • Assistant/Associate Professor
  • Riding Therapy Instructor
  • Environment Education Officer
  • Computer Trainer
  • Fitness Instructor
  • After School Instructor
  • Health and Wellness Educator
  • Child Life Specialist*
  • Adult Education Instructor
  • Recreation Instructor
  • Life Skills Instructor
  • Executive Director
  • Working With Youth
  • Youth Service Worker
  • Recreational Worker
  • Teen Parent Specialist
  • Child Activities Instructor
  • Camp Counselor
  • Adoption Specialist*
  • Coordinating/Organization
  • Event Planner
  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Volunteer Coordinator
  • Education/Social Services Coordinator
  • Recreational Director
  • Manager of Special Projects
  • Community Outreach Specialist
  • Resource Coordinator
  • Certification Coordinator
  • Residence Hall Director
  • Program Development
  • Curriculum Specialist
  • Camp Director
  • Principal
  • Curriculum Director
  • Tutor
  • Driving Instructor
  • Advising/Counseling
  • Career/Educational Guidance Advisor
  • Admissions Specialist
  • Special Needs Recreational Therapist
  • Child Psychotherapist*
  • Social Worker/Community Counselor*
  • Family Reunification Specialist
  • Family Support Specialist
  • Child Welfare Specialist
  • Crisis Intervention Specialist
  • Occupational Therapist*
  • Crisis Line Worker
  • Nutritionist*
  • Speech and Language Pathologist*
  • Government/Administrative Officer
  • Dean of Students
  • Principal/Superintendent*
  • Fitness Center Manager
  • Communications Manager
  • After-School Program Director
  • Health Promotion Specialist
  • Program Coordinator
  • College and Career Program Manager
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Program Manager
  • Mentorship/Coaching/Engagement
  • Coach
  • Community/Adult Educator
  • Health Trainer
  • Youth Mentor
  • Youth Advocate
  • Librarian
  • Language Specialist/Translator
  • Historian
  • Director of Quality Improvement
  • Intake Coordinator
  • Data Analyst
  • Evaluation Manager
  • Policy Analyst

Places of Employment:  top

  • public schools
  • private schools
  • community homes
  • further education colleges with special education units
  • hospital schools
  • independent schools
  • learning support teams - these work from a base and travel to a cluster of schools
  • pupil referral units (PRUs)
  • youth custody centers
  • Federal government agencies:
    Department of Education
    Department of Defense
    Overseas schools for military dependents
    Department of Labor
  • Educational Resources Information Center (ERIC)
  • Health and Human Services
  • Library of Congress
  • National Archives and Records Administration
  • National Science Foundation
  • National Endowment for the Arts
  • National Endowment for the Humanities
  • Peace Corps
  • Americorps
  • Social service agencies
  • State and local government
  • correctional facilities
  • elementary, middle and secondary schools
  • Montessori, magnet, charter schools
  • overseas schools for military dependents
  • day care centers and nursery schools
  • boards of education
  • tutoring and learning centers
  • test preparation companies
  • Four-year colleges and universities
  • Two-year and community colleges
  • Technical schools
  • Medical and professional schools
  • Service organizations: United Way, Red Cross,
    Goodwill Industries, Salvation Army, etc.
  • Youth organizations and camps: YMCA, YWCA,
    Young Life, Scouts, etc.
  • Community recreation centers
  • Immigrant and refugee service providers
  • Shelters
  • Hospitals and hospices
  • Residential treatment facilities
  • Adult day healthcare centers
  • Correctional institutions
  • Nursing homes
  • Adoption agencies
  • Churches, synagogues and mosques

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