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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online reading and literacy degree are often P-12 teachers and administrators interested in pursuing reading and literacy leadership roles in schools, districts and other educational organizations.

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 program
  • Alternative school
  • Charter school
  • Community or technical college
  • Continuing education program
  • Governmental education agency
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Military education
  • Nonprofit organization
  • P–12 private school
  • P–12 public school
  • Preschool program
  • Research and policy organization
  • School district
  • State education department

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

Higher education

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Continuing education director
  • Full-time faculty
  • Learning center director

P–12 education

  • Adult basic education director
  • Coordinator of reading or literacy program
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Reading or literacy coach
  • Reading specialist

*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.