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Education Academic Interest

Teach, guide, inspire, lead! From teaching children to training working adults, from early childhood to higher education, an education career touches lives.

A career in education or counseling is a good choice for the individual who enjoys helping people, has the ability to think creatively and react quickly, and has strong verbal and written communication skills. WilmU has degrees that lead to teaching licensure, as well as non-licensure tracks.

Skills Checklist:

  • Enjoys helping people
  • Creative
  • Patient, nurturing
  • Organized and detail-oriented
  • Creative
  • Ability to think outside of the box
  • Thinks quickly
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Independent, but can work well in a team environment
  • Problem-solver

What Can I Do with This Career Path?

  • Career Counselor
  • Corporate Trainer
  • Early Childhood Teacher
  • Elementary Teacher
  • Guidance Counselor
  • High School Teacher
  • Professor
  • Reading Specialist
  • School Counselor
  • Special Education Teacher

Available Programs

Administration in Higher Education

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Advanced Study in School Counseling

Certificate of Advanced Study | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Applied Technology in Education

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: OnlineHybrid

Career and Technical Education

Bachelor of Science (BS) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

Child Advocacy Studies

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Social & Behavioral Sciences

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Digital Education

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: OnlineHybrid

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

E-Learning Design and Technology

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Online

Early Care and Education (Birth-Grade 2) (Licensure/Certification)

Bachelor of Science (BS) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

Education (Licensure/Certification)

Bachelor of Science (BS) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional Classroom

Education (Licensure/Certification)

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Concentrations: Career and Technical Education, Elementary Studies (K-6), Secondary Teaching: Grades 6–12

Formats: Traditional Classroom

Education Studies

Bachelor of Science (BS) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Concentrations: Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education (K-6), Middle Level Education (Grades 6-8), Skilled and Technical Sciences

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Education Studies

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Concentrations: Elementary Education (K-6), School Leadership (Non-Certification), Secondary Education (7-12), Skilled and Technical Sciences

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

Educational Leadership

Doctor of Education (EdD) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: HybridFLEX

Elementary & Secondary School Counseling

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional Classroom

Elementary and Secondary School Counseling (Non-Certified)

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional Classroom

Elementary Education (Grades K-6) (Licensure/Certification)

Bachelor of Science (BS) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

English for Academic Purposes

Undergraduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

English Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Online

Foundations in Higher Education

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Higher Education

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: OnlineHybrid

Higher Education Leadership

Doctor of Education (EdD) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybridFLEX

History

Undergraduate Minor | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Instruction: National Board Certified Teacher

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

Instruction: Teacher of Reading

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Instruction: Teaching and Learning

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

Interdisciplinary Studies in Education

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

Middle Level Education (Grades 6-8) (Licensure/Certification)

Bachelor of Science (BS) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

National Board Certified Teacher (NBCT)

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Online

Organizational Learning, Leadership and Innovation

Doctor of Education (EdD) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybridFLEX

Reading

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Reading Specialist

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional Classroom

School Leadership

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Special Education (K-12)

Master of Education (MEd) | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Concentrations: Special Education (K-12), Special Education Teacher K-12 (Alternative Route - ARTC), Special Education: Instruction, Special Education: Paraeducator to Special Education Teacher K-12 (Alternative Route - ARTC)

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Special Education: Autism/Severe Intellectual Disabilities

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

Special Education: Early Childhood Exceptional Children

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

Special Education: K-12 Teacher of Students with Disabilities

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnlineHybrid

STEM Education

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Student Affairs in Higher Education

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline

Teaching in Higher Education

Graduate Certificate | College of Education & Liberal Arts

Formats: Traditional ClassroomOnline


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