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Through its four core areas of expertise - health, education, leadership, and psychology - Teachers College prepares educators, psychologists, policy makers and planners for the challenges they will face in their careers.
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Policy

Unmatched in its breadth and depth, the policy programs at Teachers College are grounded in a range of interdisciplinary perspectives.

Students are trained in quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method approaches, and are encouraged to learn through practice within fellowships, internships, colloquia, and policy student network activities. These programs are directed by faculty who include economists, lawyers, political scientists, psychologists, and sociologists, as well as specialists in a wide range of interdisciplinary areas such as early childhood education.

Graduates hold teaching positions in universities and colleges, and administrative or research positions in a variety of settings, including foundations, government offices, and international agencies.

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