Careers in this group prepare learners for careers in planning, managing and providing education and training services, and related learning support services. There is a focus on serving the public interest through direct work with students, communities large and small, and clients from all ages and walks of life.


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Jobs and Internships

Check out the Elon Job Network (EJN) for the latest Education jobs and internships. For additional Education-specific job and internships, check out the links below.


Explore Occupations

Explore what it takes to become a teacher.


Explore Education Occupations

National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education in the U.S. and other nations.

Occupational Outlook Handbook

Descriptions of many different education-related careers.

O*Net Online

Tool for career exploration and job analysis.

Explore careers in education.

Majors at Elon University



  • Elementary Education (K-6)
  • Middle Grades Education (6-9)
  • Science Education (9-12)
  • Elementary Education (K-6) and Special Education (K-12)
  • Middle Grades Education (K-6) and Special Education (K-12)
  • Secondary Education



  • Outdoor Leadership and Education


  • Adventure-Based Learning
  • Coaching
  • Early Childhood
  • Environmental Education
  • Teaching & Learning
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
  • Wellness & Health Education


Add-on Pre-K Licensure Track

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Add-on Licensure Track

Special Education Add-on Licensure Track


Employment Outlook and Trends

Niche connects people to their future schools, neighborhoods, and workplaces.

Praxis Support

Resources for Teacher Licensure students as they navigate the process of registering and preparing for the Praxis exam.

Employment Outlook for Education, Training, and Library Occupations 2018 – 2028

Department of Defense Schools (DODEA)

Educating, Engaging, and Empowering military-connected students to succeed in a dynamic world.

Professional Associations


National Association for Music Educators

National Art Education Association (NAEA)


International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE)

North Carolina Technology in Education Society (NCTIES)

English/Communication Skills/Language Arts

National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE)

North Carolina English Teachers’ Association (NCETA)

International Literacy Association (formerly International Reading Association)

Foreign Languages

American Council on the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL)

Health/Physical Education

SHAPE America: Society of Health and Physical Educators

North Carolina Alliance for Athletics, Health, Physical Education, Recreation, Dance and Sport Management


National Council of Teachers of Mathematics

North Carolina Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCCTM)


National Science Teachers Association (NSTA)

National Association of Biology Teachers (NABT)

American Association of Chemistry Teachers (AACT)

National Association of Geoscience Teachers (NAGT)

North Carolina Science Teachers Association (NCSTA)

Social Studies

National Council for the Social Studies

National Council for History Education (NCHE)

Special Education

Center for Applied Special Technology (CAST)

Council for Exceptional Children

National Association for Gifted Children

Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD)

Learning Disabilities Association of America

All about learning disabilities and ADHD

International Dyslexia Association

Children and Adults with Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD)


American Association for Employment in Education (AAEE)

American Association of School Administrators (AASA)

American Educational Research Foundation (AERA)

American School Counselor Association (ASCA)

Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE)

Association for Middle Level Education (AMLE)

National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC)

National Education Association (NEA)

Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development (ASCD)

Higher Education

Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education (NASPA)

NASPA is the professional home for the field of student affairs

College Student Educators International (ACPA)

American College Personnel Association (ACPA) – headquartered in Washington, D.C. at the National Center for Higher Education, is the leading comprehensive student affairs association that advances student affairs and engages students for a lifetime of learning and discovery.


Since 1997, has been providing student affairs professionals with all the resources they need to effectively offer services and support to enhance student growth and development.

American Association of Community Colleges

The American Association of Community Colleges (AACC) is the primary advocacy organization for the nation’s community colleges. The association represents nearly 1,200 2-year, associate degree-granting institutions and more than 12 million students.

American Educational Research Association

The American Educational Research Association (AERA), a national research society, strives to advance knowledge about education, to encourage scholarly inquiry related to education, and to promote the use of research to improve education and serve the public good.

Association of College and University Housing Officers

We are the leading organization of choice for campus housing and residence life professionals and home to more than 17,000 professionals representing 3.2 million
on-campus students from around the globe

National Association for College Admission Counseling

Providing knowledge, networking, and ethical standards for college admission professionals.

National Association of College Auxiliary Services

A professional trade association that supports the non-academic segment of higher education responsible for generating business through a diverse array of campus services that students need and value – such as food services, bookstores, housing, and transportation.

National Association of Colleges and Employers

The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) is a professional association that connects over 9,600 college career services professionals; over 3,300 university relations and recruiting professionals; and over 300 business solution providers that serve this community.


Student Organizations

Higher Education Student Organization

HESA is an organization designed to foster the growth, development, and support of students within the MHE program.

School of Education Ambassadors

The School of Education Ambassadors are a diverse group of student leaders who represent and serve as a voice for undergraduate students of all majors/minors within the school. Ambassadors host recruitment events/activities and offer support to prospective and fellow undergraduate students while creating a more meaningful experience in the School of Education.

Teaching Fellows

The Elon Teaching Fellows Program is a model for the preparation of teaching leaders and scholars who contribute significantly to the quality of birth-12 education and who are influential in decision-making on the local, state, national and international levels. Through an increasingly complex four-year experience, this program prepares future teachers to think critically and embrace diversity, lead within and beyond the classroom, and participate meaningfully in a global society

Honor Societies

Kappa Delta Pi

International Honor Society in Education

Phi Kappa Phi

Nation’s oldest and largest academic honor society whose mission is “to recognize and promote academic excellence in all fields of higher education and to engage the community of scholars in service to others.”

Phi Beta Kappa

Students with sufficient coursework and outstanding performance in Arts & Sciences


International Journal of STEM Education

The International Journal of STEM Education is a multidisciplinary journal in subject-content education that focuses on the study of teaching and learning in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM). It is being established as a brand new, forward looking journal in the field of education. As a peer-reviewed journal, it is positioned to promote research and educational development in the rapidly evolving field of STEM education around the world.

STEM Magazine

STEM Magazines are now the worlds most read educator STEM resources in 68 countries and 47 U.S. States. STEM Magazines are monthly electronic subscription publications available to individual schools, districts or custom state versions with unlimited electronic distribution.