College of Education and Public Policy

Department of Educational Studies


Welcome to the Department of Educational Studies. Children and youth in our communities need dedicated educators like you. We have many different educational options for you to consider as you begin your career. Browse our options or make an appointment with one of our advisors to help you find the right program option.

Elementary Education

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Over 250 hours in the field before you student teach!

Early Childhood

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Explore the three program options.

Secondary Education

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Do you want to teach high school or middle school?

Special Education

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Learn how you can get an undergraduate minor or a masters in special education.


OPEN Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday - 8-5 


Spring:         January 11-May 8

Summer I:    May 16-June 24

Summer II:  June 27-August 5

Fall:   August 22-December 18

Educational Studies majors should call 260-481-6449 to schedule an advising appointment.


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Student Success Story

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Erin White, completed a B.S. in Biology and Certification in Life Sciences in 2013. While completing her student teaching at North Side High School in Fort Wayne Community Schools, the principal of New Haven High School in East Allen County Schools, interviewed her and hired her for a position teaching Biology at New Haven High School.  She began teaching General Biology to freshmen in fall 2013 and continues. Her website tells of a special project she completed her first year: