About the School of Education
The School of Education is a national leader in enhancing educational practice. A pioneer in the inclusion movement, the School of Education continues that tradition through its work to improve urban education.
CoursesCore coursework emphasizes children and families, multicultural issues, and classroom content. Sample courses include:
- Teaching Strategies for Inclusive Education
- Perspectives on Disabilities
- Elementary Science Methods & Curriculum
- Perspectives on Learning Disabilities
- Integrating Technology into Instruction
- Communication in the Classroom
Practical ExperienceThe inclusive elementary and special education program coursework is complemented by experiential learning opportunities.
- Work with children in urban, suburban, and rural settings as part of up to nine placement opportunities.
- Experience inclusive education in an international culture through travel to Peru, Costa Rica, Brazil, Italy, South Africa, and the Galapagos Islands.
- Build skills through practicum experience in a community organization such as Head Start and the Syracuse City School District.
- Join faculty members as they research areas such as special education, early intervention, and family development.
Study AbroadExpand and enhance both your cultural perspective and your resume with a study abroad experience during your years at Syracuse. Ranked among the top 25 international education providers in the U.S., Syracuse Abroad has more than 100 programs in 60 countries, with nearly half of all students going abroad during their four years.
Life After Syracuse UniversityWith a degree in inclusive elementary and special education, you can pursue careers such as:
- Special education teacher
- Child life specialist
- School psychologist
- Education administrator