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Youth Advocacy and Educational Studies

Advocate for children beyond the classroom.

Youth Advocacy and Educational Studies

Do you want to work in the broader field of education without obtaining teacher certification? Youth Advocacy and Educational Studies provides students with an understanding of the field of education and the complex local, regional and global challenges it faces from interdisciplinary and inter-professional perspectives.

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Programs Offered

Sample Courses

  • Issues in Education Across Global and Societal Contexts
  • Diversity in American Education
  • International Experiences in Education
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Special Admission Requirements

There are no special admissions requirements for this program.

What Sets Us Apart

Students complete internships each semester with one of more than 15 community organizations, agencies and non-profit, providing real-world experience in youth advocacy.

Career Prospects

Graduates are ready to begin their career by serving in public school program administration, government supported initiatives, faith-based organizations, non-profit agencies, or for various foundations that advocate for the well-being of children, youth and families.