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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 major 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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  • Student Organizations
    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.

    Ohio Student Education Association
    All ODU Education majors are invited to join the Ohio Student Education Association (OSEA), a pre-professional organization for students preparing for careers in education. 

    Current students are part of the Ohio Education Association, which representing more than 128,000 members in the state. The Association actively supports public education reform and teacher licensure. 

    For more information about these organizations, contact Sr. JoAnn Hohenbrink at hohenbrj@ohiodominican.edu or (614) 251-4579.
  • Dominican Scholars
    Through the Dominican Scholars program, ODU offers education students extended leadership, learning and community services opportunities. 

    Aspiring educators will observe teaching environments, tutor students, participate in professional associations and more.

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  • Education Field Office
    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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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
  • Peace & Justice
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