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Undergraduate Career Opportunities in Education

Drexel University School of Education

Whether a Drexel graduate goes on to earn further degrees and certifications, teach children in a classroom, provide training for professionals, or develop new educational products, there is always an opportunity to make a difference. With the knowledge and skills they learn in our programs, the support they receive from our faculty and staff, and the proficiency they gain through our unique field and co-op experiences, Drexel graduates are prepared for success.

Careers in Teaching

Today’s schools are desperately in need of qualified professionals who can inspire a new generation of learners and shape education for the 21st century. Particularly in the areas of science and mathematics, passionate teachers are in high demand, with employment expected to grow 17% by 2020.*

Drexel’s Bachelor of Science in Education is designed to equip students with the skills, technology and proven practices needed to teach a diverse population in elementary or secondary urban schools. 

Careers in Public & Private Education

Drexel's undergraduate teacher education programs prepare students to become excellent educators through a wide variety of field experiences that start during a students' freshman year. Graduates credit the program for preparing them for success after graduation.

Drexel prepared me for teaching by placing us in the classroom for field experience starting in Freshman year. My experience observing veteran teachers and working in the many different schools helped prepare me for the many situations I encounter as a teacher.

Stephanie Zeitz
BS in Education, '14
Teacher, Young Scholars Charter School

Alternative Education Career Opportunities

Careers in Corporate Education

For those interested in opportunities to train others within a non-school environment, coursework provides an ideal path into corporate areas such as human resources, instructional design, and corporate training.

Careers in Education Technology

Graduates of the Learning, Culture and Technology program are uniquely suited to develop and implement new educational technologies and learning environments. This field of study opens opportunities for careers with corporations, startups, and other organizations.

Advanced Degrees and Certifications

The School of Education undergraduate program is also an ideal foundation for an advanced degree and/or certification in an educational area of the student’s choice. Many students go on to work toward a graduate degree in Education. Learn more about the graduate programs offered by Drexel’s School of Education.

*Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2012