Education Department | Franciscan University of Steubenville
  • At Franciscan, we believe in hands-on, faith-based approach to shaping future educators. Whether your goal is to become a high school English teacher, or to develop a dynamic, technology-oriented curricula as an administrator, our programs prepare you for an exciting and rewarding career.

    As an undergraduate student, you'll gain valuable field experience, observing and assisting teachers at local schools and other education settings. In addition to your coursework, you'll have the opportunity to teach abroad in Austria and student teach during your senior year- all while specializing in one of four licensure areas.

    Our graduate program, which can be completed entirely online, will prepare you for a transformational leadership role as an educator- whether in a classroom, or in an administrative position. Our experienced faculty will help you integrate technology effectively for your future curriculum, all while cultivating a spirit of professionalism that you'll take to your future school.

  • The Core Curriculum

    This Core Curriculum "reflects our ongoing commitment to academic excellence and the integration of faith and reason. Based on the Western intellectual tradition, our Franciscan educational heritage, and the Catholic mission of Franciscan University, the new core purposefully exposes our students to more of the fundamental knowledge and critical authors they need to become well-educated Catholics" —Father Terence Henry, TOR, chancellor of Franciscan University of Steubenville

    More About Our Core Curriculum
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1235 University Boulevard

Steubenville, Ohio 43952

(740) 283-3771


Franciscan University of Steubenville is no ordinary university, and a Franciscan education is no ordinary education. Rather, it's an education as rigorous and demanding as it is faithful--an education that challenges you intellectually, forms you professionally, and feeds you spiritually.


You can help Franciscan lead the way in providing a faithfully Catholic education!