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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People interested in an online enrollment management degree often pursue enrollment management leadership positions in areas such as admissions, financial aid, retention, marketing, instructional support, and academic advising.

Source

Twelve of the top 50 employers of Capella alumni are colleges or universities (as reported by CareerBuilder).

Career Builder Alumni Outcomes Data, Q2 2014

Potential Employment Settings

  • Adult education organization
  • Community college
  • Continuing education program
  • For-profit institution
  • Higher education research and policy organization
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Military education
  • Technical college
  • Vocational or technical college
  • Volunteer program

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

  • Academic advisor
  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Associate dean of student affairs
  • Associate registrar
  • Director of admissions
  • Director of financial aid
  • Director of marketing
  • Director of recruitment
  • Director of retention
  • Enrollment manager
  • Enrollment services director
  • Financial aid coordinator
  • Grant coordinator
  • Transfer coordinator
  • University or college registrar

*These examples are intended to serve as a general guide. Many factors determine what position an individual may attain and Capella can't guarantee a graduate will secure any specific job title.

†Some positions require licensure and/or other designations. We encourage you to research requirements for your job target and career goals.

School of Education Master's Degree Graduates

Data from graduates across all Education masters programs have been combined for these Career Outcomes results.

Master's degree graduates from Capella's School of Education report satisfaction with their tasks and responsibilities and with salary and benefits. Two thirds of the respondents work in education - 38% in higher education and 28% in P-12 education.

Satisfaction with Capella Eduation Master's Graduates

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Percentage of respondents who answered "satisfied" or "very satisfied"
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.

Many of our School of Education master's degree alumni report advancing in their careers or receiving a salary increase. They also indicate they have assumed a leadership role or received a promotion.

Improvement in Skills &Abilities Education Master's Graduates

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Percentage of respondents who indicated they had accomplished each item
Source: Responses to the Alumni Outcomes Survey one year after graduation. The data were collected during Q3 2011 – Q2 2012.