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Overview

Completion of a master's degree is generally required for school administrators, with preschools and some private schools requiring only a bachelor's degree in education. Administrators also frequently earn a doctorate if they desire to rise in the hierarchy. In addition, licensure or certification is necessary for many positions. This profession often requires training.

What are Education Administrators like?

Artistic

Based on our pool of users, education administrators tend to be predominately artistic people. Take our career test to see what career interest category best describes you.

Education Administrators by Strongest Interest Archetype

Based on sample of 442 Sokanu users

Are Education Administrators happy?

60%Happy

Education administrators rank as moderately happy among careers. Overall they rank in the 60th percentile of careers for satisfaction scores.

Education Administrator Career Satisfaction by Dimension

Percentile among all careers

Education History of Education Administrators

The most common degree held by education administrators is Psychology. 7% of education administrators had a degree in psychology before becoming education administrators. That is over 1 times the average across all careers. Business Management And Administration graduates are the second most common among education administrators, representing 7% of education administrators in the Sokanu user base, which is 1.2 times the average.

Education Administrator Education History

This table shows which degrees people earn before becoming an Education Administrator, compared to how often those degrees are obtained by people who earn at least one post secondary degree.

Degree % of education administrators % of population Multiple
Psychology 7.4% 5.6% 1.3×
Business Management And Administration 6.7% 5.6% 1.2×
Educational Administration And Supervision 6.3% 0.1% 51.8×
English Literature 5.8% 4.1% 1.4×
Sociology 4.9% 1.7% 2.9×
Communications 4.7% 2.8% 1.7×
Foreign Language Studies 3.6% 1.1% 3.3×
General Education 3.4% 0.5% 7.1×
Teacher Education 3.4% 0.6% 5.5×
Political Science 2.9% 2.5% 1.2×
Anthropology And Archeology 2.5% 1.1% 2.3×
Philosophy And Religious Studies 2.2% 1.3% 1.7×
History 2.2% 1.9% 1.2×
Business 2.0% 2.0% 1.0×
Counseling Psychology 2.0% 0.3% 6.6×
Fine Arts 1.8% 1.5% 1.2×
Linguistics 1.8% 0.6% 3.0×
Intercultural And International Studies 1.8% 0.6% 3.2×
International Relations 1.8% 1.3% 1.4×
Biology 1.6% 3.0% 0.5×
Marketing And Marketing Research 1.6% 1.8% 0.9×
Educational Psychology 1.6% 0.1% 14.7×
Human Resources 1.3% 0.8% 1.8×
Theology And Religious Vocations 1.3% 0.3% 4.3×
Art History 1.3% 0.6% 2.3×
Public Administration 1.3% 0.4% 3.6×
Environmental Science 1.1% 0.9% 1.2×
Mathematics 1.1% 1.6% 0.7×
School Student Counseling 1.1% 0.1% 9.7×
Early Childhood Education 1.1% 0.4% 2.9×
Public Policy 1.1% 0.3% 3.9×

How to Become an Education Administrator

Think you might be interested in becoming an Education Administrator? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good education administrator? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

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  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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Should I be an Education Administrator?

Think you might be interested in becoming an Education Administrator? Here are your next steps.

  1. Take the Sokanu Career Test

    Would you make a good education administrator? Sokanu's free assessment reveals how compatible you are with a career across 5 dimensions!

    Take the free career test
  2. Get the Education

    • Delaware Technical Community College-Terry | Dover, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware Technical Community College-Stanton/Wilmington | Wilmington, DE
      Offers: Certificate, Associates
    • Delaware State University | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
    • University of Delaware | Newark, DE
      Offers: Associates, Bachelors
    • Wesley College | Dover, DE
      Offers: Bachelors
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