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Undergraduate Programs

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Combine your love of learning with a degree in education, and empower the next generation.

Interested in teaching or another career in the field of education? No matter what your major, you can combine it with a degree in education: either a major or minor in community, youth, and education studies or a minor in education. If qualified, you also may apply for Clark’s Accelerated B.A./Master of Arts in Teaching, with your fifth year of study tuition-free.

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Major or Minor in Community, Youth, and Education Studies

In the community, youth, and education studies (CYES) program, you’ll explore how school and community programs can transform current inequities by engaging young people and their families, and help change their social reality through educational spaces and youth programs.

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Minor in Education

Whether you’re interested in learning about education for its own sake, or are considering teaching as a career, our education minor helps you explore this challenge through a focus on urban school reform. Optional sequences focus on human services and school psychology.

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Accelerated B.A./Master of Arts in Teaching

Qualified Clark undergraduates can undertake an accelerated B.A./MAT with the fifth year of study tuition-free. This intensive, full-year master’s program is designed for students interested in elementary, middle, or high school teaching in urban settings.

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Careers and Internships

A foundation in education is an asset, providing you with an extensive set of skills and experience. You will be prepared for a career in teaching, as well as school administration, corporate training, public administration, library science, museum work, social work, and more.

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Undergraduate Research

The Hiatt Center for Urban Education invites undergraduate students to explore research opportunities as part of the Hiatt Community of Inquiry.

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Noyce Scholarships for Future Teachers

The Robert Noyce Teacher Scholarship Grant from the National Science  Foundation provides internship stipends and scholarships to highly promising future teachers biology, chemistry, math, and physics who commit to teach in high-need schools.

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Study Abroad

Explore Clark’s Study Abroad and Away Program, which offers opportunities to gain world and workplace experience to complement your on-campus work. Clark approves semester, year-long, and summer opportunities to earn credit through academic coursework, internships, community-based learning, or research.

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Office Location
  • Jonas Clark Hall
    Clark University
    950 Main Street
    Worcester, MA 01610
  • 1-508-793-7222
  • 1-508-793-8864