College of Education
The College of Education includes the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the Department of Educational Leadership and Technology, and the School of Behavioral Sciences. Additionally, the College houses the Department of Educator Preparation Services.
The mission of the College of Education is to provide students in professional education and the 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 Applied Arts and Sciences in Child and Family Studies, Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Studies, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Teacher Education, Bachelor of Science in Secondary Teacher Education, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Bachelor of Science in Sociology, Master of Education degree with majors in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Administration, Master of Science in Applied Psychology, the Master of Science in Child and Family Studies, 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 surrounding communities.