Focus Area: Education (Elementary, Secondary, Physical)

The Education focus area has three areas: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, and Physical Education. If you are pursuing a degree in education, you can usually expect to find work as a teacher at the elementary or secondary level. Further career options include guidance counselor, educational consultant, educational administration, coaching and other careers connected to both public and private school systems. After graduation, you will be prepared to transfer to a four–year institution with skills necessary to pursuing a major in early childhood, elementary, or secondary education.

Program Overview

Campus: Ottumwa and Centerville
Entry: Any Term
Length: 6 terms (18 months)
Program: Associate of Arts Degree (A.A.)

Virtual Tours

View an interactive Virtual Tour of Centerville campus or the Ottumwa campus.


Rhonda Eakins, Program Coordinator
phone: (641) 683-5154 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5154

Eric Stoller: Associate of Arts Graduate

Eric Stoller

Eric's Associate of Arts in Education from Indian Hills started him on the way to eventually earn a Master of Education degree. He says the support of his Academic Advisor at Indian Hills still inspires him as he strives to advise students himself at Oregon State.

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