Education is a highly interdisciplinary field. Our mission is to prepare leaders who will improve education in innovative ways through their professional practice.
The College of Education offers:
- Undergraduate programs leading to a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree with specializations in Early Childhood Education, Special Education, and Community Education & Social Change.
- Graduate programs leading to Master of Education (MEd), Education Specialist (EdS), and Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) degrees.
- Programs that lead to earning your initial teaching license.
- Graduate certificate programs.
The Children, Families, & Schools program addresses the need for educators who are able to meet the educational and developmental needs of children.
Provide educational leadership in community-based organizations through a social-justice framework.
Educational Leadership is ideal for students who want to transform PreK–12 education, influencing policy and practices in a wide range of educational contexts.
The Collaborative Teacher Education Pathway (CTEP) is an ideal program for prospective teachers who want to quickly earn a master's degree and license.
Aspire to be a leader in higher education. Revolutionize the field by working for social justice and equity in educational institutions.
The International Education program prepares students for careers in international development building and in strengthening educational systems.
Scholars focus on a wide range of topics, seeking to transform education to better meet the needs of all learners in multicultural and multilingual contexts.
Transform teaching and learning by applying theory and research to practice.
The Mathematics, Science, & Learning Technologies doctoral program prepares students to challenge inequities in STEM by improving learning and instruction.
As the demand for testing and assessment has grown in education and beyond, the need for experts has exploded.
The School Counselor Education program prepares professionals to create school environments where all students can thrive.
Students train to be school psychologists or to work in health-service settings by studying the theoretical foundations of the field for their day-to-day work.
Science Education Online prepares elementary and middle school teachers to create inquiry-based science classrooms in a fully online program.
The Secondary Teacher Education Preparation program prepares students to become middle or high school teachers.
Social justice education prepares teachers, leaders, and scholars to foster educational environments that are socially just, diverse, inclusive, and equitable.
Students become catalysts for change by helping to increase educational opportunities and improve outcomes for children with disabilities and their families.
The Teacher Education & School Improvement program prepares scholars, practitioners, educators, and activists in the teacher education and development fields.
Earn a minor in education.
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