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Educational Studies

The Educational Studies Program at Boise State prepares students for multiple opportunities in the broader field of education and the community-at-large. Graduates of the Educational Studies Program work in educational non-profits, higher education, government and public policy, educational outreach and training, or as educational support staff in k-12 and university settings.  This degree does not lead to teacher certification; however, the opportunity for teacher certification is always open to students with a bachelor’s degree in the Master’s in Teaching Programs.

Students in this program specialize in one of 15 areas, including but not limited to leadership and human relations, non-profit management, human rights, coaching, and environmental education. Areas of specialization catered to the specific interests of the student are also possible with advisor approval.

  • Department Name: Department of Curriculum, Instruction and Foundational Studies
  • Official Degree Name: Educational Studies
  • Degree Type: Bachelor of Arts

This degree does not lead to teacher certification. 

What can I do with this degree?

Individuals interested in pursuing careers in university settings (e.g., Advising, Admissions, Financial Aid, etc.) would benefit from a degree in educational studies.

The degree also prepares individuals to serve in public service positions across government, non-profits, and educational settings.

Recreational and other programs with an educational component often have administrative, coaching or supervision positions that would also align well with this degree.

Areas of Specialization

Degree Requirements and Advising Resources

Costs and Scholarships

Boise State provides an affordable, quality education to improve your future. Scholarship opportunities are available for residents and nonresidents, making it even more affordable to attain a quality education.

The College of Education also offers a range of scholarship opportunities. 

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