The mission of the educational studies major at Hiram College is to foster intellectual excellence and social responsibility by providing students a platform on which to engage and study the issues and implications of education in the myriad environments in which it exists in order to face the urgent challenges of the times.
Who Are Hiram’s Educational Studies Majors?
The Educational Studies program is designed for students who want to deepen their understanding of the learning and teaching process yet seek careers in non-school or non-teaching settings. Educational Studies majors and minors embody the values of Hiram’s New Liberal Arts, eager to delve into mindful technology, integrated learnings, and high-impact educational practices. Students may tailor their major through an Area of Concertation to pursue careers in Youth Counseling, Environmental Education, Sport Management, Museum Education, and more. They may choose to double major or minor in another academic program that aligns with their Area of Concentration, such as Environmental Studies; Art & Design; Crime, Law & Justice; Sociology; Biology; History; Performing Arts; or Sport Management. If you desire a traditional teaching career path, you can pursue an Education, Teacher Licensure major through the same Education Program.