Graduate Program Career Opportunities
Exceptional Educators Wanted
In addition to teaching, the Master of Science in Education at California Baptist
University (CBU) opens an array of rewarding career opportunities in the increasingly
diversified and specialized field of education. With a wide range of specializations,
the M.S. degree in Education allows students the opportunity to explore, identify
and reach their professional goals.
CBU's M.S. in Education offers a unique specialization in Educational Leadership for
Faith-Based Institutions. This program prepares graduates to assume leadership roles
establishing, building, and directing educational programs in a range of religious
and faith-based settings around the world.
Public School Administrators
Various trends in California's public education system are causing a spike in the
demand for skilled, visionary administrators. This program offers an efficient route
into a career in public education administration.
A graduate degree in education from CBU enhances the knowledge, proficiency, value
and competitive skills of teaching professionals seeking career mobility. Coupled
with an education credential, a master's degree in education can open wider career
opportunities as well as increased salary and retirement benefits.
Beginning Teachers in Induction Programs
The Teaching and Learning with Induction program specialization explicitly connects
theory and classroom practice through project-based learning. Beginning teachers may
use induction activities to meet some course requirements for this master's degree.
Director of Educational Technology
As computers and technology play an increasing central role in the learning experience,
the demand for educators with specialized knowledge in this area continues to grow.
CBU's M.S. in Education with specializations in Instructional Computer Applications
and Educational Technology prepare graduates to establish, implement and direct technology-integration
initiatives within the curriculum and classroom.
Within the public education system, demand remains high for reading specialists with
the skills and training to develop and implement reading strategies in research-based
intervention programs for individuals and groups. CBU's M.S. in Education with a specialization
in Reading and the Reading Certificate program qualifies graduates as school site
reading specialists sought after by school districts.
Education Specialists in Special Education
Demand for skilled special education teachers is growing throughout California's public
education system — creating a significant need and opportunity for those interested
in a career in special education instruction. The M.S. in Education with specializations
in Mild/Moderate and Moderate/Severe Disabilities prepares professionals to meet this
demand. The dual credential option allows candidates to earn the Specialist credential
in Mild/Moderate Disabilities and the Preliminary Multiple Subject Credential simultaneously.
Burgeoning classroom sizes, increasingly complex diversity issues, and changing legislative
standards combine to drive the need for qualified school counselors. The professional
school counselor plays an increasingly important role in today's educational environments.
The M.S. in Education with a specialization in School Counseling, coupled with the
Pupil Personnel Service credential, prepares students to serve as leaders in this
Professional school psychologists play a vital role in helping students, parents and
school personnel optimize student education. Working in school districts, school psychologists
are in increasingly high demand. The M.S. in Education with a specialization in School
Psychology, coupled with the Pupil Personnel Service credential, offers professionals
the opportunity to take an active role in student service teams in the schools.
To learn more about the many rewarding professional opportunities that come with the M.S. in Education, please attend an upcoming Graduate Program Information Session.