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SCHOOL OF EDUCATION

MS Master of Science in Education Leadership in Education Administration specialization

Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online leadership in education administration degree are often licensed teachers or school administrators pursuing building leadership or district administrator positions.

Potential Employment Settings

  • Alternative school
  • Charter school
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • P–12 private school
  • P–12 public school
  • State education department

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Assessment coordinator
  • Assistant principal
  • Athletic director
  • Dean of students
  • Director of admission
  • Education coordinator
  • Principal
  • Program director
  • School Leadership

*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.