Today's Military:

Education and Training Careers


The Military provides training and educational opportunities for all personnel. Education and Training officers develop classes related to servicemembers’ occupations and train enlisted servicemembers in the Education and Training field as instructors. These officers also maintain quality standards for teachers and students alike.

Possible Responsibilities

  • Develop course content, training outlines and lesson plans
  • Deliver lectures
  • Plan and develop instructional programs
  • Train instructors in course subject matter
  • Evaluate the progress of students and instructors

Helpful Attributes

Useful fields of study include education, organizational development and psychology. Useful attributes include:

  • Preference for working with people
  • Ability to express ideas clearly and concisely
  • Interest in teaching
  • Interest in developing educational programs

Training Provided

On-the-job training is provided for officers in this occupation.

Education and Training Careers.

Possible Military Job Titles

  • Teachers and Instructors
  • Trainer at Officer Candidate School - View Profile
  • Training and Education Directors

Related Civilian Jobs

  • Education Director
  • Teacher/Instructor

Related Career Fields

Education and Training – Enlisted
Human Resources Management and Services – Officer
Counseling, Social Work and Human Services – Officer

Related Resources

Officer Commissioning Process
Officer Training
Service Academies and Military Colleges

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