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Education Career Guide

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What does a Career in Education Look Like?

Changing the future starts with teaching children. If you are passionate about helping young minds flourish, a future in education could be the perfect fit for you. From teaching to developing curriculum, there are many occupations in education that you could pursue. All of them can help you make a difference for students and communities. Learn more about positions in education and how a degree can help you reach your dream goal.

What Careers Can I Pursue with an Education Degree from WGU?

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Bachelor's Degrees with Licensure

Special Education* - B.A.

*Available degrees include Special Education and Elementary Education (Dual Licensure) – B.A and Special Education (Mild-to-Moderate) – B.A.

Teacher Assistant Career

Program Director for Exceptional Children Career

Paraeducator Career

Mathematics Education* - B.S.

*Available degrees include Mathematics Education (Middle Grades) – B.S and Mathematics Education (Secondary) – B.S.

Middle School Teacher Career

Teacher Assistant Career

Paraeducator Career

Science Education* - B.S.

*Available degrees include Science Education (Middle Grades) – B.S., Science Education (Secondary Chemistry) – B.S., Science Education (Secondary Physics) – B.S., Science Education (Secondary Biological Science) – B.S., and Science Education (Secondary Earth Science) – B.S.

Middle School Teacher Career

Teacher Assistant Career

Paraeducator Career

Master's Degrees with Licensure

Teaching, Elementary Education – M.A.

Teaching, English Education (Secondary) - M.A.

Teaching, Mathematics Education* - M.A.

*Available degrees include Teaching, Mathematics Education (Middle Grades) - M.A. and Teaching, Mathematics Education (Secondary) - M.A.

Middle School Teacher Career

 

Teaching, Science Education (Secondary) - M.A.

Teaching, Special Education (K–12) – M.A.

Graduate Degrees for Licensed Teachers

English Language Learning (PreK-12) - M.A.

Mathematics Education* - M.A.

*Available degrees include Mathematics Education (K–6) – M.A., Mathematics Education (Middle Grades) – M.A., and Mathematics Education (Secondary) – M.A.

Middle School Teacher Career

Endorsement Preparation, English Language Learning (PreK-12)

Science Education* - M.A.

*Available degrees include Science Education (Middle Grades) – M.A., Science Education (Secondary Chemistry) – M.A., Science Education (Secondary Physics) – M.A., Science Education (Secondary Biological Science) – M.A., and Science Education (Secondary Earth Science) – M.A.

Middle School Teacher Career