Explore Possibilities

Explore Possibilities

Create Your Vision

A degree in education can open up many fulfilling career options. Whether you are an exploratory student or already an education major, explore and consider all the shapes and paths that an education career can take.

Considering a future in education?

My experience at IU has everything to do with the success in my current position. I constantly look back to the methods I learned in my courses at the School of Ed when I’m teaching in classrooms around the state.

Heather Hill – School of Education ’10 graduate; Outreach Educator, Horsing Around with Art Coordinator, Kentucky Derby Museum

What are some possible careers outside the classroom?

Education students who are interested in opportunities outside the classroom often explore careers in:

  • Nonprofit, Health, and Social Work: Patient Advocate, Behavior Technician, Case Management, Grant Writing
  • Higher Education: Academic Advisor, Career Coach, Residential Staff, Recruitment, Adjunct Teaching
  • School Counseling
  • Education Psychology
  • Museums
  • Camps and Outdoor Recreation
  • Corporate Training

Teachers with a few years of experience have even more options:

  • K-12 Leadership: Instructional Coach, Director of Curriculum, Principal, Athletic Director, Superintendent
  • Instructional Technology
  • Education Publishing
  • Education Policy
  • Education Research
  • Education Consulting