Educational Studies

EDUCATIONAL STUDIES MISSION & VISION

Mission

The​ ​mission​ ​of​ ​the​ ​Educational​ ​Studies​ ​department​ ​is​ ​to​ ​bring​ ​knowledge,​ ​skills,​ ​and insights​ ​from​ ​our​ ​multiple​ ​disciplines​ ​to​ ​bear​ on ​questions​ ​educators​ ​face​ ​in​ ​their​ professional and​ personal ​lives.​ ​This​ ​distinctive​ ​orientation​ ​will​ ​prepare​ ​self-reflective​ ​lifelong learners,​ ​transformational​ ​leaders,​ ​and​ ​socially​ ​conscious​ ​practitioners​ ​in​ ​our​ ​ever-changing​ ​global​ ​society.

Our​ ​department​ ​includes​ ​the​ ​following​ ​undergraduate​ ​and​ ​graduate​ ​degree programs:

  • Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL)- Spanish Language
  •  M.S. in College Student Personnel (CSP)
  •  Master of Science (M.S.ED.) in Educational Studies
  • Master of Science (M.S.ED.)- Educational Leadership
  • Educational Specialist (Ed.S.) in Educational Leadership
  • Doctorate of Education (Ed.D) in Educational Leadership
  • Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Minor

Vision

The vision of the Educational Studies department is to​ ​be​ a ​leading​ ​department​ ​at​ ​WIU​ in advancing educational​ ​knowledge​ to influence ​​educational​ ​practice​.