Education Exploratory

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The Education Exploratory program provides you, as a first-year student, with the ability to explore various areas in education prior to selecting a major at Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College. In your first and second terms, you’ll take four foundational education courses and participate in co-curricular events that will introduce you to MLFTC degree programs. You’ll be able to make an informed decision about the grade level or area of specialization you’re interested in, while staying on track to graduate from a bachelor’s degree program.


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Students need to declare a major after completion of 30 credit hours.

Program locations

  • Polytechnic
  • Tempe
  • West


This is an introductory program offered prior to declaring a major; students do not earn a credential in this program.


Learning happens everywhere and qualified educators are in high demand. Many of our graduates become teachers, but not all. Use what you learn with us to pursue a variety of career options, both in and outside of schools. Discover specific career opportunities in education under each bachelor’s degree program listing.

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Paying for college

To get an idea of what you can expect to pay, view ASU’s standard cost of attendance.

There are many ways to reduce your costs, including scholarships and grants just for education students.  Explore your options

Admission requirements

Students are required to meet all applicable ASU admission requirements for first-year students or international students.

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