Education & Human Services Pathways

Educating the Educators & Helpers

Throughout our lifetime, we will meet people who share their talents by teaching, listening, and helping when we need it most. During the COVID-19 pandemic, it is teachers who are leading the way, helping their students to continue their learning during the most challenging circumstances. They are educational heroes.

At the University of Michigan-Flint, our dedicated faculty are preparing educators, social workers, therapists and more to make a difference in their communities. With outstanding academic program options, opportunities for hands-on and engaged learning, students are ready the moment they graduate to be hired into fulfilling careers that have the power to change lives in meaningful ways.


Top 7 Education Careers: Elementary School Teacher, Health Educator, High School Teacher, Middle School Teacher, Preschool Teacher, Sports Coach, Teacher Assistant

Top 10 Social Services Careers: Clinical Social Worker, Lawyer, Marriage and Family Therapist, Mental Health Counselor, Nail Technician, Paralegal, Pilot, School Counselor, School Psychologist, Substance Use and Behavioral Disorder Counselor

Bachelor’s Degrees

13% projected social workers employment growth (2019-2029)
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$96,400 median annual wage for school principals (2019)
Source: bls.gov
12% projected community &
social service employment growth  (2019-2029)
Source: bls.gov