Education Studies Department

The Department of Education Studies at Winona State houses Business Education, Doctorate of Education, and Foundations of Education.

The Department of Education Studies provides the foundational courses required for license for early childhood, elementary (Winona Campus), middle, and secondary teacher education licensure programs.  

In addition, we offer a variety of degree programs:

  • Business Education, which provides entry into high-demand fields in the region and WSU is the only public university to offer an undergraduate Business Teaching degree in the state of Minnesota.
  • Multicultural Education Certificate Program provides effective opportunities to examine how to provide equitable services
  • Doctorate of Education prepares educational practitioners for leadership roles in a wide range of educational settings

Education Studies faculty and staff are committed to teaching and modeling reflective practice, responsiveness, and advocacy. Their goal is to respond to our students’ needs and provide them with resources to achieve their full potential.  

Contact the Education Studies Department
Rhea Walker
Department Chair, Professor

Helble Hall 204


Email Rhea Walker
Karen McCormick
Office Manager

Helble Hall 215


Email Karen McCormick