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Careers in Higher Education

Careers in Higher Education: Influence the Next Generation of Professionals

Lindenwood’s Master’s in Higher Education online program provides the expert leadership, advocacy, interpersonal, and organizational skills you need to succeed through diverse careers in higher education. You’ll explore student development and affairs as you gain expertise in administration tools used in both two- and four-year postsecondary institutions.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports the need for postsecondary teachers is growing fast at a pace of 9%. At this rate, more than 121,000 new positions for postsecondary teachers will be created by 2029.

Postsecondary Teacher

$79,540/year

Postsecondary teachers are employed by colleges and universities to educate the future generation of professionals. Through online and on-campus courses, these teachers serve as subject matter experts and share their expertise with college students.

Career and Technical Education Teachers

$58,110/year

Career and technical education teachers prepare individuals to begin careers in specific professions with or without a college degree. These professionals share their insight into specific industries and help the next generation begin their careers successfully and confidently.

Career and salary information from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Additional careers in higher education:

  • Postsecondary education administrators
  • Instructional coordinators
  • Training and development manager

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Career Support

Lindenwood University is committed to supporting its students academically and professionally after graduation.

Contact an enrollment counselor at 855-941-0568 to learn more about the career services that are available to you.

Job Fairs

We host four job fairs per year, both on campus and through our partnerships within the Gateway Career Association.

Office of Career Services

We can help you begin your job search, make professional connections, and prepare for the job you want.

Alumni Network

When you graduate with a degree from Lindenwood, you’ll be a part of our extensive network of former students.

Find Your Strengths

Explore your talents with Gallup StrengthsQuest, an assessment tool that sets you up for career success.