Education Studies


Bachelor of Science in Education | College of Education, Health and Society

What is Education Studies?

Education Studies is designed for students who desire a career in education outside the classroom.  Since education studies is not tied to teacher certification students have the flexibility to explore a wide range of education topics.  The core curriculum provides students with a solid foundation in education including research and discussion of youth, families, health, wellness and justice issues.

What are the features of Miami’s program?

Tailored to meet your interests, we offer the following concentration areas:  Creativity, Innovation and Learning; Disability Studies and Education; Sexuality, Education and Society; Equity and Educational Change; or Critical Youth Studies.


What are the special admission requirements, if any?

There are no additional admission requirements for this program.

What courses would I take?

The Education Studies curriculum consists of a required set of core courses (18 credits) that includes: EDL 203 - Introduction to Critical Youth Studies; EDL 204  Sociocultural Foundations of Education; EDL 224 – Education Policy in the United States; EDL 312 – Foundations of Education in Global Contexts; EDL 318 – Curriculum and Teacher Leadership and EDL 382 – Community-Based Research and Learning in Ed. In addition students choose courses from one of five concentrations to complete their degree requirements.

Course Requirements

What can I do with this major?

Students will have the ability to enter positions such as program director, fundraiser, grant writer, volunteer coordinator, community organizer, educational policy advocate, research/data analyst, museum educator or pursue graduate study in a variety of programs.

Who can I contact for more information?

Department of Educational Leadership
304 McGuffey Hall
Oxford, OH 45056