College of Education

Change Starts Here.
Change Starts Here.

​​​​​At DePaul’s College of Education (COE), we believe passionately in the power of education to solve societal problems—one student, one classroom, one organization, one community at a time.


Undergraduate Degrees

Choose from a variety of undergraduate majors that prepare you to play a role in creating compassionate, intellectually vibrant and socially just educational environments.

Majors & Minors

Graduate Programs

Explore unique graduate programs in education designed to advance your goals and enhance your impact through authentic experiences—an optimal blend of theory and practice in and outside the classroom.

Graduate Programs

World-class city, world-class experience

At DePaul, you’ll hone your skills, build your knowledge and expand your perspective in Chicago, an exciting urban environment with true cultural,
ethnic and economic diversity.


Dedicated to developing tomorrow’s educators

Distinguished COE faculty place the highest priority on doing what they do best—teaching—while incorporating original research and the latest technologies into the curriculum.

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Alumni Network

DePaul education graduates are well-connected to an alumni network of nearly 16,5​​00—nearly 12,500 living in Illinois.

A vibrant community of difference-makers

Join a DePaul alumni community that spans all 50 states—more than 5,000 CO​E graduates working as teachers, principals and administrators in
the Chicago area alone.

Reach out and engage with the world

You’ll have unique opportunities to participate in a wide range of centers, institutes and initiatives that will inspire, inform and energize your passion for education.

Rewarding, important work

DePaul-educated teachers, counselors and administrators are in demand and changing the world through education. Every year, the percentage of COE graduates working in their chosen field is in the high 90s.

Experience COE for yourself

Admission events and campus visits are great ways to get a direct sense of what DePaul’s College of Education is all about. You’ll meet faculty members, explore academic opportunities and learn about our unique learning philosophy and environment.

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Our Commitment to Anti-Discrimination

We write today as one voice guided by the values of St. Vincent de Paul that uphold the dignity of all people. In this spirit, the College of Education is working to challenge systemic racism and to dismantle white supremacy.

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