Undergraduate Minor in Education

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Our undergraduate minor in education encourages you to explore teaching and learning through coursework that addresses a range of topics and issues. This minor enhances your global perspective, allowing you to become a leader with the ability to productively participate in the discussion about education.

Does our education minor fit your future career plans?

Open to all undergraduate majors, our education minor fosters critical thinking skills that can be used in any field to:

  • develop a more creative mindset
  • enhance self-improvement
  • help you become a better team player

Enrolling in our undergraduate education minor program can give you a head start on the coursework needed and offered through UB’s graduate-level initial and initial/professional teacher certification programs. If you are an undergraduate student interested in teaching in New York State public schools (pre-K through 12), consider the education minor to explore teaching as a career. (Please note, the minor itself does not lead directly to initial teacher certification.)

Please apply for the education minor today, as classes fill quickly.