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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People likely to be interested in an online educational leadership and management degree include higher education and P–12 administrators who wish to enhance their leadership and managerial abilities as well as higher education faculty and P–12 teachers transitioning to administrative or leadership positions and government, corporate and nonprofit leaders whose organization or position is focused on education.

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

  • P-12 public school
  • P-12 private school
  • Alternative school
  • Charter school
  • School district office
  • State education department
  • Government- local, state, federal
  • For profit curriculum development company
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Community or technical college
  • Military education
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Adult education program
  • Research and policy organization
  • Continuing education program

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Curriculum director
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Director of assessment
  • Director of instructional technology
  • Director of instruction
  • Distance education specialist
  • Full-time, adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Superintendent
  • P-12 teacher

*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.