Great Careers

Education majors can work in a variety of positions. Many schools both natioMusic Education nally and internationally look for quality teachers who have a heart to teach children. With a major in music education, students can:

Teach overseas - many international and missionary based schools look for qualified teachers to serve.

Become a music therapist - Grad school is required to become a music therapist, and many hospitals, schools, retirement homes, therapy centers, teen outreach and mental institutions seek out music therapists.

Children's choir director - Many churches and para-churches look for choir teachers for their youth.

Choral director - schools, activity/education centers, music groups often seek out people who not only know music, but know how to teach music as well.

Work in private or public schools - Educational institutions are always seeking quality teachers.

Work in day care centers or nursery schools - child care workers who understand childhood development and education fundamentals are in great demand.

Graduate school - many graduates choose to pursue a degree in higher education to teach collegiate coursework in education.

Social Work - elementary schools and other educational institutions look for social workers who have a background in education.

Education Administrator - these professionals oversee the daily aspect of child care centers, preschools or other schools. Typically, this position requires an advanced degree.

Missions work - Many missionary families are looking for qualified educational professionals to help them with homeschooling.

(Not exhaustive list)