Potential Careers

Teaching is a competitive market, but excellent teachers will always be needed. You should be a teacher if:

  • You love a particular content area and want to become an expert in it and teach others.
  • You love working with children or young people and want to make a difference in their lives.
  • You want a profession that includes variety and many options for professional growth and advancement.

Graduates from Bethel’s education program are qualified to apply for jobs like:

  • Elementary school teaching in public, private, charter, or international schools
  • Middle school or high school teaching in endorsement specialty areas
  • Teaching English to students whose first language is not English
  • Content specialist in an elementary, middle, or high school, including areas such as science, math, music, art, physical education, and theater
  • Pre-school teaching
  • Industrial or business training

You may also go on to study for an advanced degree at Bethel, including:

  • Master of Arts in Literacy
  • Master of Arts in Special Education
  • Master of Arts in Education K-12 with certificate options in:
    • International Baccalaureate (IB)
    • Technology
    • Work-based learning
  • Doctorate (Ed.D.) degree in:
    • School administration: principal license
    • School administration: superintendent license
    • Director of Special Education license

This info is designed to help you think about and explore possible career paths. It does not guarantee that these careers will be available once you earn this degree.