Careers in Elementary Education
Bachelor of Science in Education Degree in
Elementary Education

What jobs are available?

Teaching, Principal/Superintendent, Training and development (business), Tutoring, Library/school media director, Educational programming for museums, Private organizations.

Who employs Elementary Education majors?
  • Public and private schools
  • Test preparation companies
  • Day care centers / nursery schools
  • Publishers & education-related companies
  • Social service agencies
  • Non-profit organizations
  • Universities and colleges
  • Large businesses & training programs, human resources
Good skills or traits for Elementary Education majors:
  • Enjoy working with children.
  • Sensitivity to the differences and needs of others.
  • Good written and oral communication skills.
  • Develop excellent organizational and planning skills.
  • Pleasant, positive, and friendly personality.
  • Ability to work on a team of educators.
Special training, degrees or experience I may need:
  • Volunteer as a tutor for elementary school children.
  • Work at summer camps.
  • Specialize in a subject area and take computer classes.
  • Student teach to obtain state certification for public teaching.
  • A Master's degree or Ph.D. is required to teach at the college level.
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