Career Paths

If you pursue an Elementary Education major it is typically because you want to go on to become an elementary classroom teacher. However, your broad general education and your other coursework will qualify you for other jobs working with children as well. Some students who major in Elementary Education take positions similar to those listed below for Youth Development and Education Majors.

If you major in Youth Development and Education you will have a variety of job opportunities. Among other things, our Childhood Studies majors become …

  • After school program counselors
  • Residential counselors
  • Educational Consultants
  • Program Facilitators and Administrators
  • Family Support Staff
  • Policy Advocates