Beginning Your Career As A Licensed Teacher
Students who graduate with a Bachelor's degree in Secondary English Education from the University of Kansas will have fulfilled the requirements for the degree as well as Kansas initial teaching license for 6th through 12th grades. The School of Education provides information about the Kansas licensure exams, application process, how to apply from out-of-state, and more. View the licensure page here.
Students interested in careers as a Secondary English Teacher should visit the University Career Center web page for information on career paths, job titles, salary and income levels, and more!
Potential Careers in Secondary English Education
The bachelor's degree in Secondary English prepares students to work as teachers in the classroom, as well as with other education-related organizations. Post-graduation position titles could include:
- Secondary (High School) English Teacher
- PK-12 Instructor
- Instructional Designer
- Teacher Leader
In addition to these position options, those who choose to pursue an advanced degree after graduation are competitive for many highly-selective master's and doctoral degree programs across the country.