Departments

Find your place in education

This is where the magic happens! The education studies and special education departments are where the intangibles of a teaching career start to come to life right before your eyes. Thanks to the wonderful courses, professors, and cooperating partners, you will be well on your path to the right teaching career for you.

You have so many wonderful choices! Dive into each department’s majors, minors, and certification options in early childhood and early childhood special education, elementary education, secondary education, or special education. The best part is that school-based experiences are sprinkled throughout your degree, so you will spend lots of time in area classrooms as part of your coursework.

And get ready to be challenged — your classmates are on a similar path, and everyone pushes each other to be the best teachers possible. You can thrive in this supportive, collaborative atmosphere! Start exploring the options here.

I had more influential professors in the Teacher Education Program than I could possibly name. Not only did they supply me with endless strategies and tools for teaching, they made me feel like an individual.

Jenny Berens | Elementary Education major

Education Studies

Start your journey toward becoming a teacher by joining other Blugold educators who are committed and passionate about teaching at the elementary and secondary levels.

Get to know ed studies
Teaching a kid

Special Education

There's no shortage of passion and commitment within the special education program. You'll learn how to become an impactful educator, providing students with the tools needed to succeed.

Special Education
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