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Are you wondering how the Children’s Studies minor can help prepare you for a career?

The minor is designed to help you market yourself as someone who has studied childhood from more than one perspective! This interdisciplinary minor requires all students to take courses from at least three departments. In the process of learning about children and childhood from multiple departments, you will learn how to think about and communicate to and about children in a variety of different ways.

Possible Career Choices

This minor is designed to supplement the education of students interested in the following fields:

  • K-12 classroom education
  • Early childhood education
  • Children’s study post-secondary education
  • School or child psychology
  • Pediatric communication disorders
  • Social work
  • Juvenile justice
  • Fine arts for children
    • Theatre
    • Art
    • Dance
    • Music
  • Children’s literature
  • Children’s history
  • Children’s culture
  • Preparation for graduate work in child-related areas
  • Pre-med for students interested in pediatrics
  • Children’s museum work
    • Education specialist
    • Exhibit design
    • Program coordinator
    • Museum education
  • Youth library services
  • Child Life Specialist
  • Children’s art therapy:
    • Music therapy
    • Art therapy
    • Creative drama

Learn more about possible careers at the Career Center.

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