The Department of Teacher Education offers programs in Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Physical Education, Secondary Education, and World Language Education. For adult students, the College of Education also offers a joint degree with School for New Learning in Early Childhood Education. There is also a Music Education option for School of Music students. For complete details on applying to DePaul, visit the Admission website.
Coursework consists of Liberal Studies requirements, General Education requirements, and Education Requirements. For students earning a B.A., there is a modern language requirement.
Of the 10 largest private universities, all except DePaul are classified as 'research extensive' making Depaul the nation's largest university with a primary mission of teaching and service.