The act of learning not only happens in the traditional classroom setting, but it can also take place anywhere from libraries and museums to workplaces and community centers.
About Educational Studies at Lindenwood University-Belleville
With a Bachelor of Arts degree in Educational Studies from Lindenwood University-Belleville, you’ll obtain the tools you need to pursue a career in a wide variety of fields related to education. This broad degree program paves the way for you to succeed as a trainer, instructor, tutor, organizer, or leader in jobs that do not require a teaching certification.
Educational Studies Faculty
As highly trained active or retired school superintendents, principals, and teachers, the education faculty at Lindenwood University-Belleville are dedicated to helping you achieve your career goals. Their real world experience influences and directs their teaching style and the concepts you’ll learn from them. You’ll also benefit from their strong connections to local school districts and a supportive relationship with them even after graduation.
Earning a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Educational Studies
The BA in educational studies will prepare you to work in a vast array of educational fields that do not require teaching certification. You’ll take classes on the psychology of teaching and learning, education of the exceptional child, and evaluation methods for enhancing learning.
As an educational studies major, you’ll complete all the requirements for the university’s teacher education program with the exception of student teaching and the state-mandated exit assessment. Therefore, the educational studies degree does not serve as a license to teach in the public or private school system.
Degree requirements, Educational Studies
Accreditation for Lindenwood University-Belleville Education Programs
The Lindenwood University-Belleville Teacher Education Programs are accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education and the Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE). The university’s School of Education is also a member of the Teacher Education Accreditation Council.
What to do with an Educational Studies Degree
Graduates in educational studies find employment in a vast array of careers and industries, including museums, libraries, government facilities, and community organizations and other areas.
An educational studies degree is also an excellent foundation for continuing studies in social work, education administration, educational research, human resource development, and law.
Contact the Lindenwood University-Belleville Education Department
For more information about the educational studies program at Lindenwood University-Belleville, contact the Education Department at (618) 239-6093.