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Career Outcomes & Job Titles

People who choose an online professional studies in education degree often pursue post secondary faculty or P–12 master teacher positions, or consulting or leadership positions in a variety of educational settings, including higher education, business, nonprofit organizations, the military, health care or government.

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 program
  • Community college
  • Government—local, state, federal
  • Health care
  • Land-based or online college or university
  • Military
  • Nonprofit organization
  • P–12 school district
  • Private school system
  • State agency

Common Job Titles/Positions*

  • Adjunct or part-time faculty
  • Assessment coordinator
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Director of education
  • Distance learning specialist
  • Full-time faculty
  • Program 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.