Join us and discover more about the learning environment
in the Education Department!

At Augie I learned from master teachers who inspired me to be a passionate and innovative educator; I saw it in their own teaching. The high bar they set made it easier to find a job and be an effective teacher.
— Kira Christensen, Class of 2004, High School Math Teacher

Program graduates have nearly 100% employment as classroom teachers!!!


Our Philosophy of Education is based on the Circle of Courage which is reflected in each of our Majors. Link to one of our MAJORS to get a quick snapshot:

Augustana College Education Department also offers the following related ENDORSEMENTS and MINORS:

  • Kindergarten Endorsement
  • Middle School Endorsement
  • K-12 ENL Minor (English as a New Language)
  • Special Education Minor
  • Sign Language Studies Minor
    Reading Minor

Grant Opportunities:

For more information call (605.274.5211) or e-mail ( Dr. Sheryl Feinstein, Department Chairperson & Director of the MA in Education Program