Educate Everywhere

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Are you interested in working with children and young adults in an educational capacity, but don’t see yourself in a traditional classroom?

Seton Hill’s program in educational studies is designed specifically for people who work – or are preparing to work – in alternative education settings, such as:

  • Day care centers
  • Preschools
  • Science centers
  • Museums
  • Children’s libraries
  • History centers
  • Community service organizations

In addition, this degree program will prepare classroom teachers for schools and other educational organizations that do not require teacher certification. (Note: this degree program does not lead to teacher certification. If you are interested in Seton Hill’s teacher certification programs, please click here.)

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At Seton Hill, you have a choice of three areas of specialization within this program:

  • STEM (science, technology, engineering and math)
  • Communication and Culture
  • Business and Social Science

No matter what specialization you choose, you will graduate with:

  • Skill in creating developmentally appropriate materials, activities, strategies and learning environments;
  • The ability to support the development of key social skills while also preventing, or modifying, behavior problems;
  • Networking, personnel and volunteer management expertise; 
  • Practical experience gained during an internship relating to your area of expertise;
  • Proficiency in assessment and reporting methods; and
  • A host of other tools for encouraging students of all ages, abilities and backgrounds to become effective learners.

Seton Hill’s Career and Professional Development Center (CPDC) will work with you, your professors, and local, regional and national employers to provide you with the career preparation skills, internship opportunities and placement services you need to keep you moving forward.

Ready to Take Your Next Step UP?

You can apply online for free any time. Seton Hill features streamlined admission requirements and a comprehensive aid program. If you haven’t been to visit us yet, please schedule a time to come up to the Hill. You may just see your future from here.