Academic Departments

The College of Education is a learner-centered academic unit where faculty members are committed to the preparation of future educational leaders for careers defined by excellence. Faculty within the College strive to instill in our candidates a lifelong passion for public service while emphasizing the importance of collaboration with key stakeholders in local and global communities. The College consists of four academic units:

  • The Department of Educator Preparation provides the professional studies component for the next generation of effective teachers and school personnel who will work with 21st century learners from diverse backgrounds.
  • The Department of Counseling provides professional curricula grounded in philosophical, theoretical, methodological, and practical foundations that describe adult education, counseling practice, or leadership.

Excellent instruction and a strategic, rigorous, and authentic internship program are the keys to developing candidates from pre-service to in-service teachers, counselors, administrators, and other school personnel.