About Our Department

Department of Educational Studies

Our distinguished faculty, award-winning academic programs, and rich legacy of community collaboration and teacher preparation provide students with an innovative approach to education.

Through immersive learning projects, our students work directly with the community to foster change and put theory into practice. The department offers PhD, EdD, master’s, and undergraduate degrees, as well as specialized certificates, to meet the needs of students at all levels of their academic career. Many of our programs can be completed online, or as a hybrid of both online and main campus courses.

Mission Statement

Here is our missionThe Department of Educational Studies is a learning community engaged in the preparation of educators, the discovery of knowledge, and the promotion of social justice.

Our Faculty

Our faculty are diverse, both in their backgrounds and in their fields of study. They have joined together in the shared mission of preparing thoughtful and engaged future educators. Recently, our faculty have been the recipients of numerous individual grants, awards, and fellowships, and have instituted acclaimed immersive education experiences into schools across Indiana and beyond.

Our Programs

The Department of Educational Studies offers a wide variety of programs to fit the educational and research needs of undergraduate and graduate students. Students can pursue a number of topics in the study of education, including educational foundations, philosophy, educational technology, curriculum, adult and community education, higher education, multicultural education, secondary education, and institutional research. Learn more about the individual degree programs below.

Learning Sciences

Special Education

Department of Educational Studies

Beering Hall of Liberal Arts and Education, Room 5108
West Lafayette, IN 47907
Phone: (765) 494-9170
Email: edst@purdue.edu

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