Cowley College

Academics

Career Pathways

Education

Child Care and Development

Associate of Applied Science Degree in Early Childhood Education is a 2-year program that qualifies you to be a child care director or child care teacher.

Elementary/Early Childhood -

Associate of Arts Degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in education. Career opportunities include: elementary school teacher (K-6) or early childhood educator (birth-3rd) in the public school system or private schools.

Elementary WSU -

Associate of Arts Degree in Elementary/Early Childhood Education (for transfer to Wichita State University) concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in elementary education.

Health and Physical Education -

Associate of Arts Degree in Health and Physical Education concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in health and physical education. Career opportunities in physical education include: - personal trainer - athletic coach - athlete - teacher- trainer - sports specialist - sports scientist - fitness instructor- physiotherapist - recreation officer - recreation therapist.


In addition to education, jobs can be found in a variety of industries, such as - sports and outdoor recreation and leisure industries - government agencies - defense and military agencies - therapeutic recreation, rehabilitation and medical facilities

Paraprofessional Educator -

Associate of Arts Degree in Paraprofessional Educator is a 2-year program that prepares you for a career as a paraprofessional educator in regular and special education classes in elementary and secondary schools and in social service agencies.

Secondary Education -

Associate of Arts Degree in Education/Secondary concentrates on core curriculum requirements that are tailored for transfer toward a bachelor degree in secondary education. Career opportunities include: - secondary education teacher (grades 6-12) in the public school system or private schools.