What Can I do with a Major in Elementary Education?

Henderson State University offers a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education

Related Major Skills

  • Ability to teach / train   
  • Ability to teach to different learning levels
  • Computer skills
  • Creativity           
  • Dealing with parents or guardians         
  • Decision making
  • Explaining ideas clearly
  • Flexibility           
  • Lesson planning
  • Organization    
  • Planning
  • Summarizing ideas        
  • Team player
  • Writing and presenting

Related Career Titles

  • Child Life Specialist        
  • Curriculum Specialist    
  • Day Care Administrator
  • Educational Materials Sales    
  • Education Management             
  • Educational Therapist   
  • Education-Training Administrator     
  • Elementary Teacher      
  • Employee Trainer          
  • Grant Writer     
  • Guidance Counselor     
  • Historic Site Administrator        
  • Librarian            
  • Media Center Specialist
  • Missionary Worker
  • Physical Education Instructor
  • Preschool Administrator
  • Resource Teacher
  • School Psychologist
  • Social Services Volunteer
  • Special Education Administrator
  • Speech Pathologist
  • Training Specialist
  • Tutor    

Career Planning Links

"What to Expect Your First Year of Teaching" article by Department of Education

About Careers:  Alternative Career for Education

Early Childhood Education vs. Elementary Education: Which Career is Right for You?

Occupational Outlook Handbook:  Elementary Education 

Professional Associations

American Federation of Teachers

National Education Association

American Educational Research Association

Arkansas State Teachers Association

Miscellaneous Links

US Department of Education

Arkansas Department of Education