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AU’s School of Education is committed to producing graduates with the skills and knowledge to create equitable and excellent learning environments for all students. AU faculty, including researchers and distinguished scholars, produce cutting-edge research, lead innovative partnerships and outreach, develop relevant and evidence-based coursework, and effect positive change in the most vulnerable communities, nationally and globally.
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Our graduates are ready for today’s real-world education careers, with 100% of master’s students from the on-campus Teaching and Special Education programs and 97% of the Education Policy and Leadership students employed or continuing their education six months after graduation.
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Through our online programs, American University’s School of Education Online is bringing the essence of DC culture right to your home. From engaging in class discussions ingrained in the political rhetoric of DC, students will gain the necessary insight and tools to advance their career by learning from top professionals at American University who are on the cutting-edge of education policy, teaching, and special education.
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Graduates secure employment with school districts, charter schools, and organizations such as Teach for America, U. S. Department of Education, and The Smithsonian Institution.
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American University is a leader in global education, enrolling a diverse student body from throughout the United States and nearly 130 countries.