Bachelor of Arts

Educational Studies

ODU is one of the few universities that offer a non-licensure Education Studies bachelor's degree. This program is ideal for students interested in education but not necessarily in teaching.

Program Highlights

  • Curriculum is flexible and interdisciplinary.
  • Choose one or more concentrations: Child Care Administration & Management, Curriculum & Instruction, International Education/Global Studies, and Peace Education.
  • Internship opportunities integrate learning, reflecting and professional experience.
  • Ideal for students who want an Education degree but don't want to pursue a teaching license.

Education Class

Degrees & Courses

Read the degree requirements and course descriptions, plus view a sample 4-year academic plan.

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Outcomes & Careers

This degree allows graduates to pursue a variety of careers inside and outside education settings.

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Education Division

Education Division

Get to know ODU Education faculty, view current news and events, and more.

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Kappa Delta Pi 
Kappa Delta Pi (KDP) is an International Honor Society in Education, whose purpose is to connect future educators with each other and other education advocates. KDP strives to reach out to the community through education by volunteering, fundraising, and organizing events.

For more information about this organizations, contact Dr. Marlissa Stauffer at or (614) 251-4621.

ODU's Education Field Office organizes and administers all field and clinical experiences in the teacher education programs. We partner with area school districts and their teachers to help provide quality and diverse field experiences for our future educators.

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ODU’s 2017 Ohio Educator Preparation Performance Report, display of candidate performance data.

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Expand Your Education

Studying abroad introduces you to new cultures and experiences. ODU offers life-changing trips ideal for students interested in:

  • Art & Architecture
  • Business & Politics
  • History & Culture
  • Languages & Literature
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Have Questions? Contact Us!

For program questions, contact:

Marlissa Stauffer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor & Chair of Education Division
Sansbury Hall, Room 139
(614) 251-4621

For admission questions, contact:

Undergraduate Admission

Griffin Student Center, 203
(614) 251-4500
(800) 955-OHIO (955-6446)


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