Education & Teaching
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Instruction and Assessment

If you're passionate about teaching and want to help improve our educational system with evidence and data-based insights into curriculum development, a degree in Instruction and Assessment may be a great fit for you.

Types of Degrees

Instruction and Assessment students typically pursue a bachelor's degree (4 years) or master's degree (6-7 years) prior to entering the teaching and curriculum development industry. Most states require public school teachers to obtain licensure before teaching. In this field, a master's degree will give you a leg up on the competition and open the door to more opportunities post-grad.

Admission Requirements

A high school diploma or equivalent is required, with a strong academic background and experience tutoring, coaching, and/or teaching helping applicants obtain acceptance into their desired school. Each school has its own specific requirements, making it important for you to explore several options before settling on a particular school.

Career Opportunities After Earning An Instruction and Assessment Degree

The range of career opportunities available to someone with a degree in Instruction and Assessment include:

  • Instructional Coordinator
  • Postsecondary Teacher
  • Training and Development Specialist
  • Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.

Post Graduate Salary Information

According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary for an Instructional Coordinator was $66,290 in 2019 (1) while Training and Development Specialists earned a median salary of $61,210 in 2019. (2)

Note that the average salary varies widely not only depending on career chosen, but on geographical location and employer. Conditions in your area may vary.

References

  1. Bureau of Labor Statistics
  2. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Careers associated with these educational opportunities often require additional degrees and certifications not offered as part of the educational opportunities presented by this website.

Information based on national data, not school-specific information. Conditions in your area may vary.