Through its undergraduate and graduate programs in three departments, the College of Education trains teachers, counselors and leaders for P-12 schools; prepares counselors for community practice; trains student affairs professionals, administrators and faculty for higher education; and prepares training and development specialists for business and industry.
The three departments are as follows:
All three departments are motivated by our focus on promoting the growth, education and development of all individuals, with emphasis on underperforming schools and underserved communities across the state and nation, and to be a transformative leader in systemically improving education, beginning at birth.
Department of Education and Human Development
Areas: clinical mental health counseling, educational foundations, learning sciences, literacy, school counseling, special education
Department of Educational and Organizational Leadership Development
Areas: athletic leadership, educational leadership, human resource development, student affairs
Department of Teaching and Learning
Areas: curriculum and instruction, early childhood education, elementary education, middle level education, secondary education