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Education Career Pathways

Help build a promising future with a career that nurtures, enlightens and empowers young people in the classroom and beyond.

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IN BEST GENERAL EDUCATION BACHELOR'S DEGREE
14:1
student-to-faculty ratio

Career Options

With a degree in education, you’ll be prepared to lay a foundation that promotes dynamic, effective and engaging learning experiences for all.

  • Classroom Teacher
  • Guidance Counselor
  • Inclusive and Special Education Teacher
  • Librarian
  • Literacy Coach
  • Museum Educator
  • Preschool Specialist
  • Principal, School Leader, or Administrator
  • School Counselor
  • Youth Organization Worker

Discover Education Majors and Minors

Pursue your interests with a customizable program that sets you up for success.

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Coursework Highlights

Find courses that give you the knowledge and skills to stand out from the pack.

  • Adapting Instruction for Diverse Student Needs
  • Introduction to Inclusive Schooling
  • Methods and Curriculum in Teaching Science
  • Perspectives on Disabilities
  • Principles of Learning in Inclusive Classrooms
  • Safe and Healthy Learning Environments
  • The American School
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As a Black woman and future educator, I want to change the narrative of women making the transition from teaching to administration.

—Ashanti Hunter ’22, elementary schoolteacher

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Clubs and Organizations

Learning happens inside and outside the classroom. Make connections to build your resume and your network.

  • Children’s Media Group
  • Kappa Delta Pi: International Honors Society in Education
  • Peer Advisors—Education
  • Shine On! at Syracuse University
  • UpSkill Education at Syracuse University

The teachers and coaches I collaborate with have been teaching and designing lessons at the intersection of social justice and mathematics.

Nicole Fonger, mathematics education professor

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