College of Education

College of Education
  • 15 different teaching majors
  • 43 interstate licensure agreements: teach almost anywhere
  • Learning communities: friends, fun and academic support
  • #1 2012 Shell national science teacher of the year (Purdue alum)

Great teachers. They’re memorable. Think about those inspiring teachers who have influence on your life. Now think about you being that great teacher for future generations. You bring the enthusiasm and Purdue’s College of Education will help you get there. With devoted faculty, small class sizes and innovative teaching methods, Purdue education students are job-ready and in demand.

At Purdue, education majors are offered in six academic colleges. Want to teach elementary school? Your Purdue academic home is College of Education. Want to teach high school math? Your home is the College of Science. This structure allows students all access to teaching methods coursework in the College of Education while those who need focused subject-matter training — science teachers, math teachers, English teachers, etc. — also study alongside peers who are biology, math and English majors. View Purdue’s full list of teaching and education majors.

College of Education Website


Contact Information
Phone: 765-494-7962


Elementary Education

General Education: Curriculum and Instruction (non-licensure)

General Education: Educational Studies (non-licensure)

Learning Sciences in Educational Studies (non licensure)

Social Studies Education

Special Education: Dual Licensure in Elementary Education and Special Education - Mild Intervention

Special Education: Mild and Intense Intervention P-12

Special Education: Mild Intervention P-12