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Bachelor of Arts

An interdisciplinary degree by design, the Bachelor of Arts in Educational Studies is ideal for those seeking a career in the education industry and in support capacities at a variety of schools. Graduates of the program can choose to pursue certification at the K-12 level with a Master’s degree.

Educational Studies majors can choose from two concentrations

1. Teaching and Learning
2. Human Relations in Education

The Lourdes Division of Education undergraduate programs reflect the most current and extensive body of knowledge related to the education and development of learners. The professional education curriculum and field experiences are designed to provide teacher candidates with the opportunity to learn and practice the art of teaching and gain a comprehensive understanding of the education field.

Educational Studies graduates can pursue several positions in the education industry including positions at non-profit organizations, hospitals, museums, and support positions in public or private institutions.


Learn more about the College of Social Sciences.


  • Lourdes University is accredited by nine national, regional and professional organizations including the Higher Learning Commission and the Ohio Department of Higher Education (formerly known as the Ohio Board of Regents).
  • The Lourdes University Teacher Education Initial Licensure Program in the College of Social Sciences is accredited under the Teacher Education Accreditation Council (TEAC) Quality Principles through the CAEP Accreditation System, for a period of 7 years, 2015 to 2022. Formed in 2013, CAEP is the single specialized accreditor for educator preparation and administers TEAC accreditation.