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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People interested in an online adult learning degree often pursue careers as educators in community college, distance education, college, university, corporate or other adult education settings.

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
  • Community college
  • Continuing education program
  • Corporation
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Military education
  • Nonprofit organization
  • Vocational school

Common Job Titles/Positions*†

  • Adjunct or part-time instructor of education courses
  • Continuing education coordinator
  • Corporate mid-level manager
  • Education specialist
  • Grant writer
  • Program director
  • Student services coordinator

*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.