School of Education, Adolescent Education, BA

The future lies in our children’s hands. As a teacher, this future is deeply influenced by the differences you will make within your classroom and beyond. Our Adolescent Education program prepares you for this responsibility by teaching you how to be a self-reflective professional who promotes a just and nurturing classroom environment while guiding students to be successful learners throughout life.

As an Adolescent Education major, you prepare to teach in middle school or high school. In addition to completing the adolescent education major, you also complete an arts and sciences major in one of the following areas as your specialty field:

1. Biology
2. Chemistry
3. Earth Science
4. English
5. History
6. Mathematics

Community involvement is a big part of this program. You gain hands-on experience through required teaching fieldwork assignments and our community-based partnerships. Assist immigrant Hispanic high school students transition into the American education system through our nationally- acclaimed Pace Hispanic Outreach Program (PHOP); or help high school students overcome school failure through Americorps and receive a stipend and an education award upon your service completion.

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Undergraduate Students

Apply OnlineTo begin the application process you may either apply online or download our application for undergraduate admission. Follow all steps (pay the $50 application fee, write an essay, send transcripts, recommendations, and standardized test scores) and submit your application.


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Pace admits students of any race, color, and national or ethnic origin.

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