Careers

A degree from the Faculty of Education can lead you in many different directions. The skills that you will learn in your programs are easily transferable to other occupations.

The Faculty of Education values experiential learning approaches. Both in and out of class, the activities and assignments you engage with will involve hands-on and community-focused work. For more information, see the Faculty of Education experiential learning maps at:  www.uvic.ca/coopandcareer/explore

Our graduates can be found all over the world teaching, learning and working in some of the following fields, just to name a few:

What our graduates do

  • Teaching – elementary, middle school, secondary, ESL, special education, adult ed
  • College and vocational school instructors
  • Universities – professor, assistants, advisors, managers
  • Government – curriculum design; educational measurement and evaluation; legislative policies and mandate development; program officers
  • Counseling
  • Administration – school, school board offices, education unions, sports organizations, etc.
  • Business and management
  • Social and community services
  • Library and resource management
  • Hospitals
  • Private consulting
  • Textbook publishing, writing and design
  • Educational software design
  • Sports or executive coaching
  • Physical therapy & assessment professionals
  • Kinesiologists
  • Sports and recreation programming
  • Health and community education