Many different jobs are available in the field of education, but they all have one thing in common – the opportunity to make a difference in the lives of others. Qualified professionals are in demand, and you can prepare for this career at Moraine Valley.

Moraine Valley offers education programs for those who would like to obtain a position as a paraprofessional, as well as for individuals who would like to complete the first two years of an early childhood or elementary education degree and go on to a four-year college or university to earn a bachelor’s degree. In addition, we offer stackable certificates in our early childhood program so students may begin to work in centers as educated professionals.


Potential Careers in Education

College Professor
Elementary School Teacher
ESL Teacher
High School Teacher
Kindergarten Teacher
Middle School Teacher
Montessori Teacher
Preschool Teacher
School Administrator
School Counselor
School Librarian
School Secretary
Special Education Teacher
Substitute Teacher
Teaching Assistant
Vice Principal

Associate Degree Programs

Certificate Programs

Education Transfer Degree Options

Earning your associate degree at Moraine Valley can make it more likely that you will transfer to a four-year school with junior status. Learn more about how you can complete the first two years of your college education at Moraine Valley before transferring to a four-year school to earn a bachelor's degree.



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Konnor Parrish (Oak Lawn), shared his educational journey while on a panel for the Illinois Project Lead the Way meeting.


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