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Education

Change lives and inspire those around you

If you’ve always wanted to be a teacher or counselor, or you’d like to develop your leadership skills to work as a school administrator, corporate trainer or curriculum director, IU’s education programs can help you prepare for a rewarding career. You’ll get hands-on experience in a variety of classrooms and settings and the training to make a difference in the lives of the students or adults you teach.

Education student working with a child.

187 majors and degrees to choose from

Explore the range of majors and degrees available for IU students interested in education.

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  • Early Childhood Education

    Study this if you want to become a preschool teacher, kindergarten teacher, elementary school teacher, childcare worker, director of a preschool, education administrator.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
    IUPUI
    East
    South Bend
    Southeast
  • Music Education

    Study this if you want to be a music teacher, secondary school teacher, musician, composer, arranger, or director.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
    South Bend
  • Secondary Education

    Study this if you want to become a high school teacher, adult instructor, literacy teacher, or school director.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
    IUPUI
    Kokomo
    Northwest
    South Bend
    Southeast
  • Special Education

    Study this if you want to be an administrator, or a special education teacher in preschool, kindergarten, elementary school, middle school, or secondary school.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington
    IUPUI
    South Bend
    Southeast
  • World Languages Education

    Study this if you want to be a language teacher in elementary, middle or secondary school, a tutor, educational counselor, or a vocational counselor.

    Where you can study

    Bloomington

Experiential learning opportunities

Get hands-on, real-world experience as you explore your chosen course of study at IU. The opportunities listed below are a sample of what IU students are able to do—check your campus’s school, division, or department for more info.

Teacher reading to a group of students as part of the Global Gateway program.

Global Gateway for Teachers—Bloomington

Spend a semester in another country, an urban setting, or in the Navajo Nation, and immerse yourself in that area’s culture while fulfilling your student teacher requirement.
Find out more about Global Gateway for Teachers
Students participating in the Student Advisory Board.

Student Advisory Board

Find opportunities to build and strengthen your leadership skills within the IU South Bend School of Education.
Learn more about the Student Advisory Board