The School of Education offers programs that prepare a wide range of professionals, such as teachers, school counselors, principals, speech-language pathologists, and student affairs professionals. Through the Dean’s Office, Office of Certification, Field Placements and School Partnerships, and the four academic departments, the school prepares students to move forward as educational leaders, both inside the classroom and in the local schools and communities.
- Dean’s Office
- Office of Certification, Field Placements, and School Partnerships
This office provides support for receiving certification, meeting teacher candidate test requirements, arranging clinical experiences, and student teaching.
- Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Those interested in becoming Pre-K, Elementary, or Secondary (middle and high school) teachers can find a variety of undergraduate and graduate degree options that lead to teaching certification. Many of our degree options include two or more endorsements, giving our students a wider range of teaching options post-graduation.
- Department of Educational Counseling and Leadership
Students interested in counseling and leadership roles can pursue a degree or endorsement, while also developing the knowledge and experience necessary for certification.
- Department of Special Education
Students interested in serving underrepresented populations can pursue a degree or endorsement to enhance their teaching certification.
- Department of Speech-Language Pathology
Those students who have a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university and wish to pursue a master’s degree in Speech-Language Pathology leading to certification.