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Educational Studies

Double your career options.

Educational Studies

Major in your favorite subject and learn to teach it, giving you double the career options when you graduate. You can also earn your certification to teach music, art, physical education or education of the deaf and hard of hearing in early childhood through 12th grade settings, or earn a minor in educational studies, which does not lead to teacher certification.

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Programs Offered


Sample Courses


  • Child and Adolescent Development
  • Educational Psychology
  • Study of Exceptional Students
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Special Admission Requirements


Students planning to earn a teaching certificate must declare Education as their major and formally apply for admission to the Teacher Education Program in the College of Education. Students apply to the Teacher Education Program when they have earned 54 hours toward their degree.

What Sets Us Apart


TCU is the only university in the nation with two special education laboratory schools on campus, offering valuable observation, teaching, research and volunteer experiences for students.

Career Prospects


Students who major in educational studies broaden their career options with programs leading to teaching certification. The national demand for teachers is higher than ever, especially in areas of mathematics, science and Spanish.