ASU's online Educational Studies program qualifies graduates for a variety of career paths working to educate individuals in nonprofit or government organizations, private educational or recreational settings, or as entrepreneurs in a variety of learning environments.

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Graduates of the ASU Online Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College receive best-in-class preparation that will enable them to thrive in their careers and play a vital role in improving the educational experience and outcomes of children, youth and adults.

The ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Education for educational studies is not a teacher certification program. The online program embraces the view that teaching happens not only in schools but in a variety of contexts that includes the workplace, community institutions, civic organizations or businesses.

The program provides a strong general foundation in education through online research and discussion of current issues in education, educational psychology, human development and community-based educational opportunities.

Students are provided the opportunity to explore learning opportunities within their own community and to develop as leaders and advocates for children, youth or adults.

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Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College brings people and ideas together to increase the innovation capabilities of individual educators, schools and organizations, districts, and communities. We know educators are the start-up engines of individual minds and society.


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The faculty of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College creates knowledge by drawing on a range of academic disciplines including cognitive science, sociology and psychology, gaining insight into important questions about student experience and outcomes. The faculty is committed to connecting research to schools and other learning environments. Our teacher and leadership preparation programs combine scholarly rigor with practical application.

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Related Careers

Graduates with an ASU Online Bachelor of Arts in Education for educational studies have career opportunities illustrated in the following list. Career examples include but are not limited to:

Example Careers

  • Coach
  • College program director
  • GED Instructor
  • School director, principal
  • Online learning coordinator
  • Instructional designer
  • Tutor

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