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Career Opportunities

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Master of Education in Educational Counseling

How will a USC Rossier Master of Education in Educational Counseling (EC) degree benefit your career? Learn more about how our program prepares you for employment.

Employment Preparation

The EC program combines theory and practice to prepare you for your career as an educational counselor in community colleges and four-year universities. In addition to being a renowned program from a prominent university, the EC degree gives you a competitive edge in the higher education job market.

Check out these results from a survey of USC Rossier alums over the past 10 years about how USC Rossier prepared them for employment:

92%

of EC alums said their USC Rossier education prepared them to be more effective in their career

85%

of EC alums said their studies at USC Rossier prepared them well for future employment

Career Services

USC Rossier’s Career Services website provides robust tools to help you navigate the employment process.

Explore the job portal
Find your next position, store your resume and cover letter, and set up email alerts.

Connect with alumni
Send direct messages, join groups, and get career advice.

Get event details
Meet representatives from dozens of organizations at our career fairs, or network with alumni at our leadership conferences.

Visit Career Management 101 Our complete online module helps you navigate your career with job search strategies, resume guidance, interview techniques and more.

Alumni Network

As a USC graduate, you join the Trojan Family and gain access to a variety of valuable benefits. Whether it’s assisting with your job search, connecting you with other alumni, or providing special offers, the USC alumni network supports you long after you graduate.

Graduates from the EC program may opt to enter PhD and EdD programs immediately, often working in the field full-time or part-time as they earn their doctorate.