Drama Education Requirements
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Drama teachers are employed in a wide range of educational settings from elementary, middle and high schools to colleges and universities. The minimum education requirement for a career as a drama teacher is the completion of a four-year degree program at a college or university. Education programs center on areas such as child and adolescent development, and lesson preparation.
Some public schools require teaching applicants to possess a master's degree. Master's degree programs concentrate on teaching literature, literary theory, linguistics, rhetoric, and composition, and many require the completion of a master's thesis or research project.
Drama Education Careers
The career trajectory of people with a Drama Education degree appears to be focused around a few careers. The most common career that users with Drama Education degrees have experience in is Actor, followed by Performer, Education Administrator, Elementary School Teacher, Producer, Author, Editor, High School Teacher, Teacher, and Librarian.
|Career||% of graduates||% of population||Multiple|
|Elementary School Teacher||2.3%||0.3%||9.1×|
|High School Teacher||2.4%||0.2%||14.7×|
Drama Education Salary
Drama Education graduates earn on average $k, putting them in the bottom percentile of earners with a degree.
|Percentile||Earnings after graduation ($1000s USD)|
|25th (bottom earners)||-|
|Median (average earners)||-|
|75th (top earners)||-|
Drama Education Underemployment
Drama Education graduates are highly employed compared to other graduates. We have collected data on three types of underemployment. Part-time refers to work that is less than 30 hours per week. Non-college refers to work that does not require a college degree. Low-paying includes a list of low-wage service jobs such as janitorial work, serving, or dishwashing.
|Employment Type||Proportion of graduates|
|We are still collecting information for this degree|