Career Outcomes with a Graduate Degree in Professional Studies in Education

  • Cory Burnett 412

    “IUP’s graduate programs continue to pay me dividends,” said Corey Burnett ’03 MEd, ’10 DEd in Curriculum and Instruction. A teacher at Gateway High School in Monroeville, Pa., Corey has served on the advisory committee for a program launched by Dr. Robert Millward that joins IUP with partner schools to recruit African American male students into teaching.

    Enrich your community by improving your skills

    As a teacher, you must continue to progress if you wish to remain effective in the community and at your school. Some say that teaching or leading in an administrative position is not a job, but a calling. When you answer the call, you not only help children but also assist parents, who understand the importance of learning.

    Careers

    With an MEd or DEd in Professional Studies in Education from IUP, expect to prosper:

    • Teacher of various subjects
    • Literacy coach or reading specialist — a growing field
    • Department leader or specialist
    • Principal
    • Administrator
    • Superintendent
    • Community thought leader