Educational Studies (EDST)

What is Education? Related Careers
Related Skills Job & Internship Search Links
International Teaching Links Professional Association Links
Career Planning Links UofA Educational Studies

What is Education?

According to College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas, "The Bachelor of Science in Educational Studies (BSEd) is a customizable degree for all students within the College of Education and Health Professions. It focuses on the general theory and practice of learning and teaching. This degree, in itself, does not include licensure. Students completing this program will have the cognitive ability to apply teaching strategies to a variety of employers such as private sector businesses, non-profit organizations, community agencies and with additional training and licensure school settings."

Related Careers

Academic Advisor Elementary Teacher Registrar/Admissions Director
Adult Education Teacher Employee Trainer Resource Teacher
Alumni Relations Coordinator Financial Aid Counselor School Psychoogist
Athletic Coach Grant Writer Secondary School Teacher
Athletic Director Guidance Counselor Social Services Volunteer
Career Counselor Historic Site Administrator Special Education Administrator
Child Life Specialist Instructor, College/University Speech Pathologist
Curriculum Specialist Kindergarten Teacher Student Admissions Administrator
Daycare Administrator Librarian Student Affairs Administrator
Education Material Sales Media Center Specialist Student Personnel Administrator
Education Management Missionary Worker Teacher
Educational Resource Physical Education Instructor Training Specialist
Educational Therapist Preschool Administrator Tutor
Education-Training Administrator Primary School Teacher Vocational Rehab Counselor

Related Skills

Ability to Teach/Train Explaining Ideas Clearly
Writing & Presentation Decision Making
Organization Planning
Dealing with Parents/Guardians Lesson Planning
Summarizing Ideas Ability to Teach Different Learning Levels
Flexibility Team Player
Creativity Computer Skills

Job & Internship Search Links

Academic Keys

Career Jet - In one simple search, Careerjet gives job seekers access to thousands of jobs sourced from various internet sites, saving the trouble of having to visit each site individually. Job seekers can also specify the kind of work they are looking for and where they would like to do it.

Corvallis School District

Education America

Employment Opportunities in Counseling

ESL Employment


K12 Job Spot

K-12 Jobs

Linguistic Funland

Private School Jobs

School Spring

Teach for America

US Teach - Check out the Students and Recent Grads section and the Federal Jobs by College Major for a listing of job titles related to your major.

International Teaching Links

CIEE -Fee based program which sends students and recent graduates on teach abroad programs.

Dave's ESL Cafe - Easy-to-navigate website for current and potential English teachers abroad.

Education Canada - Canada's premier online education job board.

Footprints Recruiting

Go Abroad - Extensive website features job listings in several countries.

IES Global

The JET Program

O Hayo Sensei - Teach in Japan

Office of Overseas Schools

Peace Corps

Teach Away

Teaching Jobs A worldwide directory of teaching jobs.


Professional Association Links

American Association for Employment in Education

American Counseling Association - Provides information about the ACA and the growth and development of the counseling profession.

American Educational Research Association

American Federation of Teachers

Chronicle of Higher Education - General and academia emphasis.

Council for Exceptional Children - Beneficial information on how to qualify for a job in the Special Education department.

National Educators Association - Provides information on the goals of the NEA and how they plan to transform the teaching profession and accelerate student learning.

U.S. Department of Education

Career Planning Links

Occupational Outlook Handbook - the following links also provide a summary of the career, what they do, the work environment, how to become one, the job outlook, similar occupations and contacts for more information.

Counselor License

Education World

Free School Report

Masters in Counseling Programs

Peterson's Education Center

Teaching Career Center

Teaching Certification