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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online postsecondary and adult education degree often pursue faculty positions or education leadership positions in a variety of adult learning settings, including higher education institutions, businesses, nonprofit organizations and the military.

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
  • Vocational school

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Full-time faculty
  • Director of grant writing
  • Academic affairs vice president
  • Dean
  • Provost
  • Community college president

*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.