Education Studies

Columbia College is committed to preparing Collaborative Professionals ready to lead in the field of Education. In the Education Studies degree non-certifying program, students explore the foundations of education to include developmental psychology, political advocacy and instructional pedagogy while developing the dispositions of professionalism with an emphasis on effective communication, leadership and collaboration.

Graduates of the Education Studies program will be Collaborative Professionals who embody the knowledge, skills and dispositions as dedicated professionals committed to advocating for all learners. Common pathways following graduation include MAT graduate programs leading to certification, intervention/teaching in non-traditional educational settings, non-profit or social service agency employment.

For more information on the Education Studies Program at Columbia College or to schedule a visit please contact Dr. Tracy West, Program Leader, at 803-786-3320 or