Our three research and practice-oriented departments provide inspired learning opportunities that develop students into leaders in education. Our programs prepare students to transform lives on the local and national level, through hands-on teaching, research, policy, counseling, school administration, and education specialist positions. From strong partnerships with school systems to innovative research on how the brain influences complex learning behaviors, our academic programs are at the forefront of the field of education.

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We’re # 1 in Counseling Personnel Services.
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New Master of Education (MCERT) Program for Teaching Elementary School

The newly-launched Master's Certification (MCERT) elementary program enables a student to earn a master's degree and become a teacher in less than a year. The graduate-level teacher preparation program, which is now accepting applications, prepares teachers to instruct in elementary school classrooms through a year-long teaching internship and meaningful professional development. From hybrid class offerings to strong school partnerships, the MCERT program meets students' needs, while developing their skills to excel as teachers in diverse classrooms.