The College of Education includes the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, the Department of Kinesiology, the Department of Psychological Sciences, and the Department of Counseling. The mission of the College of Education is to provide students in kinesiology, professional education, and other behavioral sciences with a quality education through academic, cultural, and leadership experiences, and to provide leadership through scholarship and service to the community and professions. Programs in the College of Education prepare students for challenging, gratifying, and socially significant careers.
Degree programs offered include the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology; Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies; Bachelor of Science in Psychology; Master of Science with a major in Counseling Psychology; Master of Science in Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Master of Education degree with majors in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Administration; Master of Science in Kinesiology, Master of Science in Athletic Training, and a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership. Several teaching supplemental and professional certificates are also offered in conjunction with different academic departments.
In addition to its teaching function, the college has a strong service commitment to public schools, human service agencies, and the University Interscholastic League. Each year the college plays host to a variety of professional development institutes for educators and interscholastic events for public schools. Tarleton professors actively provide consultation and technical assistance to schools and human service agencies.
* The following graduate degree programs are being phased-out by the University, and no new admissions will be allowed: Master of Science with a major in Counseling Psychology, Master of Education in Professional School Counseling, and Master of Education in Kinesiology.