Educational Leadership and Higher Education

Careers

Your degree provides the knowledge that empowers you to pursue your dreams, achieve rewarding careers, and make a better life for you and your family. It provides you with a competitive edge when seeking employment opportunities around the world.

Our graduates build successful careers and are highly employable. They are prepared for their first leadership position as well as future advancement opportunities that lead to long-term career success.

Career Outlook

  • The average salary of those with a master’s degree is 20 percent higher than those with a bachelor's degree.*
  • The average salary of those with a doctorate degree is 20 percent higher than those with a master’s degree.*
  • Employment of postsecondary education administrators is expected to grow by 8 percent from 2016 to 2026.**
  • Employment of elementary, middle and high school principals is projected to grow by 8 percent from 2016 to 2026.***
  • 2017 median pay for postsecondary education administrators is $92,360.**
  • 2017 median pay for elementary, middle and high school principals is $94,390 per year.***
  • Employers plan to hire 16.6 percent more new graduates from the Class of 2019 than from the Class of 2018.****

Career Resources

Employment Resources

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Career Opportunities