The state and nationally accredited College of Education prepares high quality elementary, middle school, and secondary teachers, and other education professionals for the essential roles they play in guiding the education of our youth.The faculty accomplishes this through a variety of interdisciplinary instructional programs in teacher education, research in the educational process, and engagement with Indiana schools.
Department of Curriculum & Instruction
The Department of Curriculum & Instruction offers undergraduate and graduate level instruction in curriculum, teaching methodology in specialty areas (such as career and technical education, consumer and family sciences education, educational technology, elementary education, literacy and language education, mathematics education, science education, and social studies education), and supervised clinical experiences with students in schools and community settings. For more information visit
Curriculum & Instruction Web Site
Department of Educational Studies
The Department of Educational Studies offers graduate degree programs and professional certification programs in counseling and development, educational foundations and administration, educational psychology, and special education, and an undergraduate degree program in special education. The Department also engages in scholarly research and development activities and performs continuing education and public service to individuals, groups, educational systems, government and other agencies. For more information visit
Educational Studies Web Site
Distance learning is a great way to learn about new ideas or to brush up on specific skills. Since Purdue's distance learning courses are internet-based, you can participate from anywhere at a time convenient to your schedule. The College of Education offers various courses throughout the year. For more information visit