LET US HELP
Welcome to Capella
Select your program and we'll help guide you through important information as you prepare for the application process.
Choosing education as a career is fulfilling, rewarding, and pragmatic. Check out these five potential careers in education to see if one feels right for you.
Postsecondary (higher education) teacher positions range from graduate student teachers and assistant professors to associate professors and professors. As a higher education teacher, you’ll work in colleges or universities with opportunities to advance to the head of your department.
Wondering which education career is right for you? Use this handy guide to explore education-related careers.
Education administrators lead at the highest level of the education system. In this field, you could hold a position as dean, provost (chief academic officer), department head, registrar, or administration director. Education administrators help institutions run smoothly by leading the school’s faculty, academics, or student services.
Curriculum developers operate behind-the-scenes of the classroom, supporting teachers by incorporating the newest guidelines and technologies into the curricula. Other responsibilities include assessing teaching strategies and suggesting innovative ways to instruct students more effectively.
School counselors work in a school setting to help students as they make academic and career choices. You’ll help them meet graduation requirements, deal with personal, social and behavioral problems, and test for learning disabilities.
As a special education teacher, you’ll assist disabled students with the learning process, either in your own classroom or while sitting in with a larger class. Responsibilities include adjusting curriculum to meet students’ needs and abilities, teaching socially acceptable behaviors, and recording and reporting on students’ progress.
Capella University offers master’s and doctoral degree programs designed to meet the needs of today’s education environment. Learn more about Capella’s education degrees.