Major in American Education Studies |
BS in American Education Studies

So how exactly does the education system in America work? How do students learn? Is it different than other countries? Students, teachers, parents, administrators, psychologists and many other members of society all have opinions on the education system, its successes and failures, its strengths and its faults.   

Ideal for international students, this program teaches you how the American education system works through firsthand experience with public school students, educational research and best practices so you can bring that specialized knowledge back to your home country. If you have an interest in education or in education-related programs such as law, social work, psychology, educational research, policy and leadership our American Education Studies major may be the perfect fit for you. Also, international students who graduate from this program are eligible to take the Ohio Assessment for Educators to pursue their Ohio Teacher Licensure.

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You can earn a college degree anywhere – but you won’t find the same quality mentoring experience that you’ll find at Urbana University. Our American Education Studies major teaches you the fundamentals – and lets you roll up your sleeves and put that knowledge into practice with valuable field experiences. 

Acquire Skills for a Career in a American Education Studies 

American Education Studies is designed specifically around the needs of international students who come to the United States to study. Graduates in American Education Studies have career options as trainers, tutors, historical interpreters or could attend graduate school for further studies in law, social work, education, policy and leadership.

Meet Dr. Ruth Schumacher, Director, Office of International Studies | Faculty Spotlight 

Ruth has been a widely published and sought after presenter in the field of psychology and counseling. She brings over 40 years of experience as a psychologist, consultant, administrator and educator to Urbana University. 

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