Careers & Opportunities

Some Urban Education MEd graduates remain committed to teaching in urban classrooms. Others go on to careers in urban education policy and advocacy, nonprofit leadership, or government. Temple’s Career Center offers ample resources, including coaching sessions and résumé assistance, designed to identify and secure career opportunities.


Depending on your course selection, you may choose to complete an internship to gain hands-on experience in the field. Alternatively, some students pursue an independent research course in place of an internship. 

School & Community Partnerships 

As part of its mission to give back to the surrounding community and provide substantive fieldwork experiences for its students, the College of Education has formed partnerships with more than 25 institutions and organizations.

Career Services

The College of Education offers a range of career development services to its students. You can also visit the university Career Center for support during your job or internship search. Drop in for a short visit or schedule a 30-minute coaching session to discuss components of your professional profile, including your résumé and LinkedIn presence.

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Career opportunities and mid-career salaries for the Urban Education MEd may include the following examples.


Median Salary*

Education Administrators, Elementary & Secondary School


Elementary School Teachers


Middle School Teachers


Secondary School Teachers


Self-Enrichment Education Teachers




* Data obtained from the Occupational Information Network (O*NET) under sponsorship of the U.S. Department of Labor/Employment and Training Administration (USDOL/ETA).