Prospective Undergraduate Students

Earn Your Degree in Education — And Begin an Extraordinary Journey

In Penn State’s College of Education, we firmly believe that our students have the potential to positively impact the lives of others. That’s why it is our mission to help you fully prepare for your career with invaluable experiences that take place both inside and outside the classroom. Armed with a degree from the College of Education, you’ll be well-positioned on your own unique path to becoming an outstanding educator, scholar, or researcher. 

Accredited since 1965, we offer a number of exciting and flexible academic offerings, including eight majors with teacher preparation in 20 specialty degree programs — as well as a selection of majors that will prepare you for a variety of other education-related careers in the fields of policy-making, rehabilitation and human services, educational psychology, counseling, special education, workforce education and more.

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$1.58 M

Awarded in 2019-2020

Small classes


Student-to-faculty ratio

Field experiences


Working with more than 20,000 people

Programs & Degrees

Explore the wide variety of interdisciplinary majors and certificate programs we offer to help you meet your unique professional and personal goals.

Financial Support

Learn about financial aid, grants, and scholarship opportunities that can help finance your education.

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Education and Social Equity

The Office of Education and Social Equity is focused on providing historically underserved/minoritized students the support, opportunities and resources that enhance their educational experience and facilitate their academic well-being.  For many students, OESE is not only a place to access and navigate resources but is a home away from home.  Simultaneously, our office will continue to work in the development and implementation of partnerships and collaborations in support of research and practices for the advancement of education justice, equity, and inclusion in all its forms.

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