Educational Studies, BS

Bachelor of Science
Educational Studies

Educational Studies at Greenville University 

Educational opportunities outside of public school systems abound. The educational studies major prepares you for work in museum education, national parks or outdoor education, community education programs, mission or ministry education, or private institutions. This program does not lead to an Illinois State Teaching License.

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90% job placement
Ninety percent of graduates from Greenville University’s School of Education find work in the field of education within the first year after graduation.
Educational Career
Pursue a unique career where you'll educate outside of public school. Educational studies is an excellent choice for those interested in museum education, national parks/outdoor education, community education programs, mission/ministry education, or private institutions.
Experience
Find multiple opportunities to interact with other teaching professionals in field experience observations. During your first Interterm as an education major, you observe in urban schools in St. Louis. During your second Interterm, you observe in classrooms in East St. Louis, allowing you to experience a wide variety of culturally diverse settings.

Why GU

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Character education. Earn nationally recognized certification in character education from Character Plus and learn to educate the whole child.

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Faith-based. Learn to incorporate your faith into both your studies and your career. 

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Choose from one of the following concentrations to narrow your studies: Christian education, early childhood, elementary, special education and teaching English to speakers of other languages.

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Educational Studies, BS Success Story

Success Stories

I decided to come to GU because I love the community here. I was surrounded by great people that really invested in me and always pushed me to be greater than I formally was.

-Johnny Milabu

Program Requirements

Visit the Online Undergraduate Catalog for an explanation of graduation requirements.

This major requires that students complete 51-56 hours of credit, depending on the chosen emphasis.