Explore teaching models, educational psychology and alternative perspectives on the nature of education by pursuing a minor in education
What is education?
If you’d like to develop an understanding of the educational process and tools, but do not plan to pursue a certificate to teach in public schools, the education minor is a great way combine your interest with another course of study. You’ll learn about the education system and current perspectives in education, then choose electives in areas ranging from teaching methods to language and literacy to special education.
Why study education at UNH Manchester?
UNH Manchester places emphasis on hands-on learning and research with faculty, giving you valuable experience that will be relevant both inside and outside the classroom. Our faculty are not only master teachers, but thoughtful advisors and mentors to those who see themselves as educators. They offer a diverse spectrum of expertise — from Shakespeare to Digital Creative Writing, from Irish Literature to deep knowledge of standards-based literacy education. Through this minor, you’ll learn the foundational knowledge and skills for success in education.
Potential career areas
- Community outreach
- Curriculum materials development
- Education coordination
- Educational software development
- Guidance counseling
- Legal advocacy
- Social work
- Social policy analysis