Education, Minor

  • New York City
  • Westchester
Associated College

Discover Education

Build on a desire to change lives by supporting a commitment to learning and advance your skills and knowledge to be an adaptable, exceptional educational leader. So, if you who have an interest in understanding schooling and the forces that reshape education, yet do not wish to pursue a career in teaching, this minor is for you.

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The Education Minor consists of 15 credits, with one required course and four electives. The required course, TCH 201 Understanding Schools, introduces students to the historical, philosophical, legal, and social influences associated with schooling. The elective courses examine broad issues affecting education, schools, teaching, adolescent, and children’s learning. Ideas and practices are presented through the lens of schooling and can be applied broadly to educational contexts in a variety of fields.

Experiential Learning and Opportunities 

Travel abroad as a travel elective with one of our faculty-led courses to Italy or Ecuador. With these abroad courses, you’ll have the opportunity to examine social, economic, and cultural forces influencing educational practice.

Choose Your Career

With a minor in Education, there exists many opportunities for career enhancement. Many education-related professions, such as those in public policy planning, quality assurance, nursing, business, technology, in both public and private sector agencies, seek employees with strong backgrounds in education.

Where are Pace Graduates Employed?

NYC DOE, Westchester, Rockland, and Putnam Public School Districts



of our graduates are employed


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