Educational Studies

The mission of the educational studies major at Hiram College is to foster intellectual excellence and social responsibility. Students are provided a platform on which to engage and study the issues and implications of education in the myriad environments where it exists in order to face the urgent challenges of the times.

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.

4-Year Undergraduate Degree

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About the Program

Program Summary

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.

Coursework is completed in Educational Foundations, Human Growth and Development, Learning Theory, and Diversity and Collaboration. Each Educational Studies major works with an advisor to tailor their major (via an Area of Concentration) to their career goals. 

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Career Paths

  • School Counselor 
  • Residence Hall Director 
  • Educational Policy Analyst 
  • Career Services Specialist 
  • Museum Guide/ Educator  
  • Camp Director 
  • Athletic Coach 
  • Art Educator 
  • Corporate Trainer 
  • After-School Education Coordinator 
Rebecca Cotterman

REBECCA COTTERMAN ’25 | Educational Licensure and English Double Major


“My favorite class so far has been Personal and Community Health with Dr. Roxanne Sorrick. I learned a lot of useful information in this class that I know will help me out when I am a teacher.”

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Ways to Get involved

The Hiram College Education Club is a student-run organization that works to promote the welfare and ongoing education of both children and adults, to coordinate and facilitate ongoing and one-time educational programs for Hiram students, and to work cooperatively with other organizations.

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