Great Careers

Education majors can work in a variety of positions. Many schools both natioMusic Education nally and internationally look for quality teachers who have a heart to teach children. With a major in music education, students can:

Teach overseas - Many international and missionary based schools look for qualified teachers to serve.


Become a music therapist - Grad school is required to become a music therapist, and many hospitals, schools, retirement homes, therapy centers, teen outreach and mental institutions seek out music therapists.

Children's choir director - Many churches and para-churches look for choir teachers for their youth.

Choral director - Schools, music groups and activity/education centers often seek out people who not only know music, but know how to teach music as well.

Work in private or public schools - Educational institutions are always seeking quality teachers.

Work in daycare centers or nursery schools - Childcare workers who understand childhood development and education fundamentals are in great demand.

Graduate school - Many graduates choose to pursue a degree in higher education to teach collegiate coursework in education.

Social Work - Elementary schools and other educational institutions look for social workers who have a background in education.

Education Administrator - these professionals oversee the daily aspect of childcare centers, preschools or other schools. Typically, this position requires an advanced degree.

Missions work - Many missionary families are looking for qualified educational professionals to help them with homeschooling.

(Not exhaustive list)