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Top Employers

Top employers of Chapman graduates from this program include: Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD), Orange Unified School District (OUSD), Santa Ana Unified School District (SAUSD), Irvine Unified School District (IUSD), Chapman University, Freedom Writers Foundation

Career Paths

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Possible Occupations in Higher Education – Public, Private Non-Profit, Private For-Profit, Vocational, etc.


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  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Chief Operating Officer (COO)
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  • Executive Vice President (EVP) (Academic/Student Affairs Department)
  • Vice President (Academic/Student Affairs Department)
  • President/Vice President
  • Chancellor/Vice-Chancellor of (College/University System)


  • Vice President of (Academic/Student Affairs Department)
  • Dean of (Academic/Student Affairs Department)
  • Director of (Academic/Student Affairs Department)
  • Provost
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  • Dean of Students

Student Services


  • Dean of (Academic) Department
  • Professor
    • Highest Tier: (Full/Tenured) Professor
    • Second Tier: Associate Professor
    • First Tier: Assistant Professor
    • Part-Time: Lecturer/Adjunct Professor

Next Steps after your Bachelor’s

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Continuing Your Education

Teaching (MA)

Master’s of Arts in Teaching, Education/Educational Studies, Curriculum and Instruction, etc.

  • Credentials: Single Subject (Math, Science, English, Social Studies, Physical Education, Arts), Multiple Subject, Special Education

Education (M.Ed.)

Master’s of Education in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Psychology, Educational Leadership and Policy, Special/Technology/Career/Education, etc.

  • Credentials: Single Subject (Math, Science, English, Social Studies, Physical Education, Arts), Multiple Subject

Helping Professions

Master’s of Science (MS) in School Counseling, Rehabilitation/Guidance/Educational/College/Counseling, Clinical/Counseling Psychology; Master’s of Social Work (MSW); Master of Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

  • Credentials: Pupil Personnel Services Credential (PPSC) in School Counseling, School Social Work, School Psychology, Child Welfare and Attendance

Administration/Higher Education

MA/M.Ed. in Educational Administration, Educational Leadership, Organizational Leadership, Higher Education (Administration), Organizational Change, Student Affairs, Postsecondary Administration, Student Personnel in Higher Education, Masters of Nonprofit Leadership and Management, Masters of Public Administration (MPA), Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership (Ed.D.)


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Top Hard Skills Required

  • Analytical or scientific software
  • Database user interface and query software
  • Electronic mail software
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software
  • Office suite software
  • Administration and Management
  • English Language
  • Education and Training
  • Personnel and Human Resources
  • Customer and Personal Service
  • Law and Government
  • Psychology
  • Mathematics
  • Public Safety and Security
  • Therapy and counseling
  • Psychology
  • Education and training
  • English Language
  • Clerical
  • Customer and personal service
  • Sociology and anthropology

Top Soft Skills Required

  • Active Listening
  • Speaking
  • Critical Thinking
  • Learning Strategies
  • Reading Comprehension
  • Social Perceptiveness
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Writing
  • Complex Problem Solving
  • Management of Personnel Resources
  • Monitoring
  • Active Learning
  • Instructing
  • Service Orientation
  • Systems Evaluation
  • Time Management
  • Negotiation
  • Management of Financial Resources
  • Persuasion
  • Systems Analysis
  • Management of Material Resources


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Attallah College Career Advising

John is available for appointments Monday-Friday between 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. 

Meet your Career Advisor

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John Bacolores
Attallah College Career Advisor
Reeves Hall 231
(714) 516-5726

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Career & Professional Development


Monday - Friday
8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

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In-person and virtual career appointments are available for students and alumni. 

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Please note that we are closed:
December 20 - January 1, 2020
January 20, 2020
March 27, 2020
May 25, 2020
July 3 - 6, 2020

Coronavirus Updates

For updates regarding internship courses and career services, visit the Career Coronavirus Updates Page.
Additional information about how Chapman is responding to the Coronavirus is available on Chapman’s Coronavirus Resource Page.
Address 342 N. Glassell
Orange, CA 92866
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