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College of Education, Health and Human Services

School of Foundations, Leadership and Administration

300 White Hall
Tel: 330-672-2012


The educational studies program is a major option designed for those who wish to function in education, health and human services settings. Programs reflect a consideration for the nature of the setting in which individuals will work (e.g., youth center, social agency, museum, park, business), the particular skills and competencies required in such career (e.g., program planning, technology utilization, interpersonal and multicultural facilitation) and the nature of the particular function which characterizes the option (e.g., program design, instruction, service delivery).

Note: State/Federal background checks may be required for practicum/internship experiences. See program coordinator for more information.

Admission Requirements

The Educational Studies program requires a 2.500 overall GPA to be accepted into the major.
Additional information can be obtained from 300 White Hall, 330-672-3195 or 330-672-2012.

For more information about admission criteria for transfer, transitioning and former students, please visit the admissions website.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 120 total credit hours, minimum 39 upper-division credit hours. Students are required to meet all university requirements, including a 2.500 overall GPA, for graduation. The students choose electives that are supportive of their particular career emphasis and goal, selected from offerings in the College of Education, Health, and Human Services and other professional schools.

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate a basic knowledge of education that meets the requirements of the College of Education, Health, and Human Services.
  2. Apply skills and competencies required in desired career paths.