Career Paths

If you pursue an Elementary Education major it is typically because you want to go on to become an elementary classroom teacher. However, your broad general education and your other coursework will qualify you for other jobs working with children as well. Some students who major in Elementary Education take positions similar to those listed below for Childhood Studies Majors.

If you major in Childhood Studies you will have a variety of job opportunities. Among other things, our Childhood Studies majors become …

  • After school program counselors
  • Residential counselors
  • Educational Consultants
  • Program Facilitators and Administrators
  • Family Support Staff
  • Policy Advocates

Contact Us

Department of Elementary Education and Childhood Studies

Chair: Alison Wenhart

034 Rounds Hall, Lower Level
8 a.m.–4 p.m., M–F

Phone: 603-535-2285
Fax: 603-535-2879
Email: (Brenda Gleich, Administrative Assistant)

Mailing Address
17 High Street
MSC 38
Plymouth, NH 03264