College of Education, Criminal Justice & Human Services

College of Education, Criminal Justice & Human Services

School of Education

School of Education

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Minor, Associate, and Bachelor Degrees | As an educator, you will have the unique opportunity to influence and contribute to the academic and personal growth of future generations. We are committed to preparing caring, effective educators who enter schools eager to support learning and development in a variety of contexts. All education students supplement coursework with real-world experience in the classroom. From observation and student teaching to internships, you will gain practical experience that will maximize your career after college. 

Graduate Programs

Graduate Degree Programs

Masters and Doctoral Degrees | SOE offers diverse programs that do more than prepare future educators - our graduates are passionate, committed, and creative leaders dedicated to improving the quality of education. From literacy to STEM, and school effectiveness to special education, we offer a range of program options that can be applied to any number of education-based careers. Our programs consistently earn top ranks as well; our teacher education programs were the first in the nation to be granted accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).

Licensures and Endorsements

Graduate Certificates and Licensures

Certificates, Endorsements, and Licenses | Our teacher and administrative licensure programs have received top marks and accreditation on both the national and state levels. We can help you renew your license, add an endorsement, or earn a certificate.

Undergraduate Degree Programs

Associate Degree

  • Early Childhood Care & Education

Bachelor of Science

  • Early Childhood Education
  • Middle School Education
    • Language Arts and Natural Science
    • Language Arts and Social Studies
    • Language Arts and Mathematics
    • Mathematics and Natural Science
    • Social Studies and Mathematics
    • Social Studies and Natural Science
  • Secondary Education
    • Chemistry
    • English Language Arts
    • Life Sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • History/Social Studies
  • Special Education
    • Language Arts and Mathematics
    • Language Arts and Natural Science


  • Deaf Studies


  • Early Childhood Education and Development

Doctoral Degrees

  • Educational Studies
    • EDST Ph.D. concentation areas:
      • Curriculum Studies and Teacher Education
      • Developmental and Learning Sciences 
      • Educational and Community-Based Action Research 
      • Educational Policy and Higher Education
      • Instructional Design and Technology
      • Literacy
      • Quantitative and Mixed Methods Research Methodologies
      • Second Language Studies
      • Special Education
  • Special Education

Masters Degrees

  • Curriculum & Instruction
    • Online
      • Gifted Education
      • Medical Education
      • National Boards
      • STEM Educator
      • Teacher Leader
      • TESOL
    • On-campus
      • Instructional Design and Technology
      • Learning and Teaching of School Subjects
      • Middle Childhood Education
      • Secondary Education
  • Educational Leadership
  • Educational Studies
    • EDST M.A. concentration areas:
      • Applied Research Methods
      • Education and Social Change
      • Educational Psychology and Child Study
  • Literacy & Second Language Studies
  • Special Education


  • Adult/International TESL
  • Assessment and Evaluation
  • Autism Spectrum Disorders
  • Child Development Associate (CDA)
  • Deaf Studies
  • Developmental & Learning Sciences
  • Jewish Education
  • Learning with Community Resources
  • Leadership in Online Learning
  • Medical Education
  • National Board of Professional Teaching Standards
  • Postsecondary Literacy Instruction
  • STEM Teaching and Learning


  • Early Childhood Generalist
  • Gifted, Creative, and Talented
  • Middle Childhood Generalist Endorsement
  • PreK-12 Reading Instruction


  • K-12 Intervention Specialist
  • Principal License