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2014-2015 University Catalog 
2014-2015 University Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Department of Educational Studies

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The Department of Educational Studies offers graduate degree programs and professional certification programs in counseling and development, educational foundations and administration, educational psychology, and special education, and an undergraduate degree program in special education. The Department also engages in scholarly research and development activities and performs continuing education and public service to individuals, groups, educational systems, government and other agencies.

Mission Statement

The Department of Educational Studies (EDST) seeks to contribute to the discovery and development of human potential in diverse learning environments. This mission is accomplished through the discovery, application, and dissemination of new knowledge centered on three key themes: We aim to develop future generations of innovative, engaged, and skilled education professionals through our high quality undergraduate and graduate programs. The department supports the mission of the College of Education and the goals and objectives of the college’s strategic plan. We are committed to fostering a collaborative culture that values inquiry, diversity, and engagement among students, faculty, staff, and community as we move forward with our educational mission.


Contact Information

Department of Educational Studies
Beering Hall, Room 5108
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098
Voice: (765) 494-9170
Fax: (765) 496-1228

Undergraduate Studies

For information about undergraduate study in the Purdue University College of Education, please contact:
Office of Advising & Recruiting
Beering Hall, Room 3216
Purdue University
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2098

Voice: (765) 494-7962
Fax: (765) 496-0587

Graduate Information

For Graduate Information please see Educational Studies Graduate Program Information .




      Educational and Psychological StudiesEducational Leadership and Cultural Foundations

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