- Post-secondary and human services fields
- Cultural foundations of American schooling: schooling and diversity
- Education, technology, and media
- Physical activity: sport, coaching and recreation
- Pre-teaching: the study of teaching, learning, and inclusion
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 math, natural science, and humanities. Sample courses include:
- Education for Transformation
- Schooling and Diversity
- The Philosophy, Principles and Organization of Athletics in Education
- Teaching and Learning for Inclusive Schooling
- Poverty, Policy, and Human Services
- General Counseling Methods
Practical ExperienceThe selected studies in education major is supplemented by a wide variety of real-world learning opportunities.
- Intern with youth sports and fitness organizations in non-school settings such as YMCA/YWCA’s, Boy’s and Girl’s Clubs, and private and public sport/recreational facilities.
- Volunteer with community organizations such as Head Start or SUNY Upstate Medical University.
- Job shadow counselors, social workers, coaches, business owners, and entrepreneur.
- Become a member of the Wellness, Health, Exercise and Education in Life club on-campus.
Study AbroadRanked 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 UniversityA degree in selected studies in education prepares you for a career as a:
- Community fitness director
- Public policy advocate