Prospective Students

Welcome to the Department of Education

The Department of Education is a vibrant, interdisciplinary community dedicated to professional practice, applied research, and preparing our students for a variety of careers in education and related fields. Much of our work focuses on K-12 schools, but we study education in many other contexts as well.

About the DepartmentStudent & Alumni Perspectives

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Undergraduate Program

The department offers a major and a minor in Education. The major is a co-major only and requires 10 courses that lead to a Bachelor of Arts in Education. The minor requires five courses. Both programs are flexible allowing for students to work with their advisor to develop a program of study that meets their interests. 

Undergraduate ProgramsUndergraduate Admissions

Graduate Programs

The department offers a variety of Education graduate programs. 

Graduate ProgramsGraduate Admissions

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Explore our Courses

Watch and listen to what you could find as a student in our undergraduate and graduate-level courses. These video snippets take you inside Education classes across our programs. Or, take a deeper dive inside a course where you will be introduced to key concepts from the foundational course, ED 130: Human Development and Learning.

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Research and Outreach

Department faculty and students participate in research projects that are funded by both university and federal grants as well as outreach projects that span internationally.

Department Projects and Connections
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