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What Can I Do With This French Education Degree?

High School or Middle School Teacher1,2

Your teaching certification from University of the Cumberlands’ education program will prepare you for a career as a middle school or secondary school French teacher. 

The need for qualified teachers is expected to hold steady for years to come. The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects a 4 percent growth rate for high school and a 3 percent growth rate middle school teachers by 2028.

Postsecondary Instructor3

If you’re interested in a slightly older student age range, with a median annual salary of $79,540, employment of postsecondary teachers is projected to grow 11 percent over the next decade.

The cultural and language skills you learn in this program can also set you up for success in non-teaching positions, from working as an interpreter for crucial public services like law enforcement or health care to translating business documents in the corporate world.


  • High School French Teacher
  • Middle School French Teacher
  • Professor of French
  • French Tutor
  • Interpreter
  • Translator
  • Diplomat
  • Business Associate

"11 Percent" Projected Growth Rate for Postsecondary Teachers by 2028

1High School Teachers
2Middle School Teachers
3Postsecondary Teachers