Between 2014 and 2024, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projects nearly 1.9 million job openings for teachers of preschool through postsecondary school.
Gain field experience in local classrooms beginning your freshman year as opposed to your junior year like many other competing programs.
- Core and advanced specialty courses in history and political science, along with a capstone research project, provide depth and breadth of content knowledge in world and American areas.
- Education classes provide instruction in the craft of teaching and provide strong preparation for state Teacher Certification Exams.
- Experiential learning opportunities through the Daemen History and Political Science Department, such as a model U.N. and moot court, complement and extend in-class learning.
- Training in empirical (social science) and interpretive (humanities) theory and methods prepares graduates for a dynamic and changing career environment.
- Daemen’s Center for Interprofessional Learning and Simulation (CILS) provides students experiential learning opportunities to promote best practice and collaboration.
Master's in Special Education
Stay for a fifth year and earn a master’s degree in special education in just three semesters! As a graduate student in our master’s in special education program, you will learn how to create lesson plans aligned to New York state’s Next Generation and Common Core learning standards, as well as understand the laws that protect students.
Daemen graduates are teaching in many school districts and public school systems, including Buffalo, Williamsville, Clarence, Cheektowaga, New York City, Baltimore, and Myrtle Beach, among others.
A number of our graduates have also advanced to working in educational administration.