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A Major in Middle Childhood Education

Description of Major 

This major educates students about how to become effective Middle Childhood teachers who are capable of delivering quality instruction in a variety of settings and to diverse student populations in grades four to nine.

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Employment Opportunities 

Graduates are prepared for a wide range of positions in public or private education, government agencies, and nonprofit organizations. A variety of jobs are available for middle childhood education graduates, including:

Athletic Coach Audiovisual Specialist                       
Behavioral Psychologist Camp Counselor 
Camp Director Career Counselor                            
Child Care Aide                                Child Care Director                          
Child Life Specialist                         Children's Activity Director    
Children's Book Author        Communication Therapist   
Community Educator  Curriculum Specialist
Educational Consultant Educational Journalist               
Educational Software Developer Educational Therapist 
Guidance Counselor Librarian 
Overseas Educator  Peace Corps Volunteer                     
Principal Psychologist
Public Health Educator                Reading Specialist                         
School Board Member             School Counselor 
School Social Worker                   Special Education Teacher 
Speech Therapist State Education Official
Student Affairs Representative  Substitute Teacher 
Superintendent                         Textbook Editor
Training Instructor  Tutor
Youth Advocate