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Top Ten Reasons to Earn an Education Degree from Duquesne University

  1. More than two million job openings in education are predicted by the Bureau of Labor Statistics by 2018*
  2. Our unwavering commitment to ensuring that graduates are prepared to teach in a variety of environments — now and in the future
  3. A highly selective program for the brightest and most dedicated students that is among only 20 nationally accredited teacher preparation programs in Pennsylvania
  4. Leading students become leading teachers who positively impact the lives of others
  5. Knowledgeable and caring faculty who are awarded for their excellence in teaching
  6. A variety of field experiences, urban to rural, beginning in second semester, freshman year
  7. Learn valuable skills you need to succeed as teachers that are transferable to other careers and graduate programs — communication, leadership, self-management, critical thinking, technology, networking and respect for diversity
  8. Duquesne is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report as a top-tier university and is among the top Catholic universities in the nation
  9. The School of Education offers a curriculum that instills an understanding of social justice issues, including respect for professional ethics and diversity
  10. Our promise to advise and guide you throughout your studies toward a successful career or graduate education program

*U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, Occupational Projections Data, 2008-2018