Erikson graduates enjoy a high job placement rate. See below for data from previous years.

2012 job placement data

Of the 85 master’s degree students who graduated in 2012, 94% of those seeking employment (58 of 62) were working in the field six months following graduation.

Most of the remaining graduates were pursuing additional degrees. A small number were not seeking employment. Four did not respond to our request for information or were not employed in the field.

  2012 graduates Working in the field Continuing education Not seeking employment Unknown/ Not in field
M.S. in Child Development 37 29 3 3 0
No specialization 10 8 1 1 0
Administration 7 5 0 1 0
Child life 7 5 0 1 0
Infancy 13 11 2 0 0
Dual Degree
M.S./M.S.W.
23 6 17* 0 0
M.S. in Early Childhood Education 10 10 0 0 0
M.S. in Early Childhood Education
(Type 04)
15 13 0 0 0
Total 85 58 20 3 4
Percentage   68% 23.5% 3.5% 5%
Accurate as of January 2014.
* 2012 graduates with M.S. from Erikson, still pursuing M.S.W. from Loyola.

Of our 2011 child development graduates who completed Loyola’s M.S.W. program, 15 of the 16 were employed within six months of completing the M.S.W.

2011 job placement data

All 2011 alumni looking for jobs have accepted positions in their fields within six months of graduation.

  2011 graduates Working in the field Not seeking employment Continuing education
M.S. in Child Development 45 43 1 1
No specialization 19 17 1 1
Administration 3 3 0 0
Child life 10 10 0 0
Infancy 13 13 0 0
Dual Degree
M.S./M.S.W.
16* 2 0 14
M.S. in Early Childhood Education 4 4 0 0
M.S. in Early Childhood Education (Type 04) 8 8 0 0
Accurate as of December 2011.
* 2011 graduates with M.S. from Erikson, still pursuing M.S.W. from Loyola.

Of our 2010 child development graduates who completed Loyola’s MSW program, 13 of the 15 are employed within six months of completing the MSW.

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