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Master of Education: Career Outlook

Conduct visionary educational leadership with a specialized M.Ed. degree from Calvin University.

Calvin University’s unique Master of Education online program prepares you for a variety of careers. Choosing from a literacy concentration or inclusion specialist concentration allows you to grow your instructional leadership skills and choose from a variety of Master of Education jobs.

Employment of special education teachers is expected to grow by 2028, with the majority needed in elementary and secondary schools.1 The need for instructional coordinators and specialists is also projected to increase in the K–12 environment.2

Our degree program prepares you to lead your learning community through justice and service.

Special Education Teacher


In this position, you would work closely with students who have diverse learning needs. Special education teachers develop lessons to meet the abilities of their students, as well as mentor other teachers and parents to influence student progress.

Curriculum Specialist


In this role, you could develop and implement curriculum, suggest materials, and coach other teachers. With the literacy concentration, you would focus on designing a reading curriculum to positively impact literacy skills in students. With the inclusion concentration, you would focus on creating inclusive coursework and plans.

Additional roles for Master of Education graduates:

  • Inclusion specialist
  • School administrator
  • Literacy specialist
  • Literacy coach
  • Literacy advisor

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Program Outcomes: Prepare for an Impactful Role in Education

Career Support

We equip students to succeed on their life-long vocational path by determining their strengths, developing their skills, and discovering God’s call for their lives.

Resume and Cover Letter Development

The career center and Handshake coaches can help you navigate the process of developing a resume and cover letters, as well as assessments, practice interviews, and branding.

Alumni Network

Our services extend to you until you retire. We are eager to connect you with Calvin students and graduates seeking networking contacts.

Job Postings

Jobs and internships are posted on Handshake for all students to use in their job search.

One-on-One Support

We focus on guiding each student based on their individual goals and strengths.