Delve into the nature of learning, the philosophy of education, and the relationships of school and society. You’ll expand on this learning with courses you choose under the guidance of an education faculty member.

Alongside Lawrence’s teacher certification program in the Mielke Family Department of Education, the education studies minor provides preparation for graduate study or work in an education-related field.

The liberal arts approach to teaching education integrates perspectives from multiple disciplines like philosophy and psychology.

Learn more about the requirements for a minor in educational studies and how to pair it with other majors.

Learn more about the education faculty.

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Teacher Certification


Teacher certification is available to Lawrence students, alumni, and graduates from other colleges and universities.  

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Education Studies Outcomes


Students interested in educational policy, counseling, administration, and community development get closer to their career goals with an education studies minor.

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Academics

Elementary Education | The Lawrence Minute

Lawrence's education program prepares graduates to teach in diverse settings, connect their subject matter with broad human concerns and commit to a lifetime of learning.

 

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Course

An introduction to brain structure and development in childhood and adolescence, memory systems and types of learning, and approaches to building knowledge, improving skills, and deepening understanding. Culminating topics include motivation, the nature and development of expertise, and instructional design.

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