Celebrate 50 Years
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.

Special Education

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

Secondary Education

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Do you want to teach high school or middle school?


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


Summer 2015 registration is underway; Fall 2015 registration begins March 30.  Please call      260-481-6449 to schedule an advising appointment.

Summer I:  May 18-June 26  

Summer II:  June 29-August 7

Fall:  August 24-December 20



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Alumni Feature

Amela Mujkic

Amela Mujkic received her B.S.Ed. in Elementary Education in 2011 with concentrations in Early and Middle Childhood.  She is in her second year as a Kindergarten teacher at Levan Scott Academy.

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: www.donorschoose.org/erin.white.