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Introduction 

The minor in Educational Studies is designed to allow students to investigate the educational process in specific areas such as training, teaching, learning, and school in various areas that are of interest to the students. The minor is designed in consultation with the Educational Foundations Coordinator based on the interests and questions of the students.

Program Benefits 

Students seeking a minor in Educational Studies are able to design a program that specifically meets their needs, interests, and the questions they have about educational processes broadly defined. Students work with the Educational Foundations Coordinator to identify educational studies coursework across the university in one or more of the following areas: anthropology, history, philosophy, psychology, and sociology.

Career Options 

Students may leverage the minor in Educational Studies for careers in educational areas that support teaching and learning outside of the classroom. Career avenues include working with community-based organizations and social services agencies in areas related to educational issues, policies, and practices.

For more detailed career information, visit the U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Outlook Handbook.

Academic Catalog Information 

Take a closer look at the minor in Educational Studies and the courses offered toward the degree.

Educational Studies, Minor

Department and Contact Information 

If you are interested in the program or have questions, please contact Educational Inquiry and Curriculum Studies at (773) 442-5517.

Educational Inquiry & Curriculum Studies

About Northeastern 

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