As an education major concentrating in high school education (8-12), you’ll gain the expertise, skills and confidence to teach high school students. In the high school education program, you will deepen your understanding of how students develop and learn, gain practical skills that will help you prepare students for a successful high school career, and build your subject matter expertise by choosing from a wide variety of electives across departments. Through hands-on learning opportunities, you’ll develop your education philosophy, create a portfolio, and hone your classroom management skills.

Upon successful completion of the education program, you’ll be well equipped to pursue a career in education. Positions may include English, math, social studies or science teacher, guidance counselor, reading, math or science tutor, or school administrator. Use the Career Insight tool below to see real-time labor market data on jobs in this field.