A degree in education from Furman can prepare you for a wide range of careers as an educator, both inside and outside the traditional school setting.
Here are a few possible career options for undergraduate and graduate students completing Furman’s programs:
- Elementary school teacher working with children in second through sixth grades. With a graduate degree from Furman, enjoy teaching children from prekindergarten through third grade.
- Foreign language teacher (French and Spanish) in any grade from prekindergarten through 12th grade.
- High school teacher in a specific subject such as biology, chemistry, English, mathematics, physics, or social studies.
- Music teacher, leading choral and instrumental classes from prekindergarten through 12th grade.
- English teacher to speakers of another language, possibly in a foreign country.
- Special education teacher for children
with learning disabilities or emotional/behavioral disorders.
- Instructional coach, literacy coach, or literacy specialist in a local school district.
- Teacher helping to educate children in a developing nation through an international development program.
- School principal, assistant principal, or district-level administrator.
- Superintendent of a school district.
- Educator for a corporation or non-profit organization.