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Research Values in Practice

To conduct forward-thinking research that promotes policies, practices, and partnerships that support diverse, just, meaningful, and impactful educational communities.

Education Values in Practice

To prepare leaders who will improve education through their professional practice and research both locally and globally.


Education for a socially just world.


We value diversity, community engagement, collaborative innovation, and social justice.

We offer: 

  • An undergraduate program leading to a bachelor's (BA) degree with specializations in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, and Community Education & Social Change
  • Graduate programs leading to Master of Education (MEd), Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), and Education Specialist (EdS) degrees

Our graduate programs provide opportunities for advanced study and research in education and foster the development of innovative responses to challenges in the field of education. They can be designed to meet licensure guidelines, licensing requirements, professional association recommendations, College and University requirements, and individual student goals.