Admissions Office
The College of St. Scholastica
1200 Kenwood Avenue
Duluth, MN 55811
(218) 723-6046
(800) 249-6412
TTY/TDD: (218) 723-6790

Brenda Fischer, Ed.D.
Program Chair
Tower Hall, Room 3103
(218) 723-5971

Educational Studies

Fast Facts: Educational Studies

  • Non-licensure program for students pursuing alternative educational careers.
  • Provides foundational skills that focus on developing and applying fundamental teaching and learning practices to a variety of settings.
  • Appropriate for those interested in working with learners in any of the following settings: business, public sector, alternative education, childcare, recreation centers, non-profit organizations, health and human services, counseling, social work and career services.

Program Requirements

Major: 39 credits


Educational studies majors have a diverse selection of career fields from which to choose. These may include the following:

  • Corporate training and development
  • Youth program directors
  • Early childhood education and program administration
  • Alternative education
  • Career service professionals
  • Religious education
  • Mission work
  • Preparation for advanced study in other fields

Pair with a Language

Boost your brain power and give yourself a competitive edge in our global economy by pairing your major with a language. St. Scholastica offers programs and courses in American Sign Language, French, German, Latin, Ojibwe, Russian and Spanish.

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