The School of Education at St. Ambrose University offers four undergraduate education majors and two graduate programs:

Early Childhood Education

Elementary Education

Secondary Education

Bachelor of Education (B.Ed.)

Ambrose Advantages

  • Caring Faculty Mentors
  • Nationally-Accredited
  • Well-Respected Programs

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Unique Learning Opportunity

Peace Corps Prep

If you are adventurous with a deep personal drive to act and seek to be immersed in countries and cultures outside of your own, our Peace Corps Prep program will help you gain the intercultural skills you need for a life-changing service experience.

SAU is one of few universities in Iowa offering Peace Corps Prep, a program that makes you a stronger candidate for volunteer positions within the Peace Corps or other service programs.

Employers value the skills and cultural worldview you gain in Peace Corps, and best of all, most students can earn the Peace Corps certificate without taking extra courses.

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Kim Lally

Bachelor of Arts in Speech/Theatre Teacher Education,Middle and High School Theatre teacher at Al Ekhlas International School in Mahboula, Kuwait,Class of 2014

Kim Lally '14 thought she had her career and life all planned. It wasn't until she came to SAU - where she was encouraged to question and explore the world in every way possible - that her life changed for the better in so many ways.

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Gene Bechen, PhD, Director

School of Education
Ambrose Hall 217
518 W. Locust St.
Davenport, IA 52803

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