Department of Educational Studies
Explore what Purdue has to offer and start your persistent pursuit in education with the Education Studies department.
Discovering and Developing Human Potential in Diverse Learning Environments
Our nationally known faculty are engaged in the discovery, application, and dissemination of new knowledge centered on three key themes: Educating Diverse Learners, STEM Learning and Effective Teaching.
We pride ourselves in preparing students for positions as university professors, researchers, special education professionals, counseling psychologists, and testing, measurement and evaluation specialists. Our graduates work in schools, higher education and private industry.
Dr. Ala Samarapungavan
Interim Head, Educational Studies, and Professor of Educational Psychology