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Majors & Programs

The College of Education prepares, inspires and supports students to become caring, reflective and competent professionals. For more than 100 years we have educated Nebraska's teachers. We offer these programs:

PRAXISCore Exam Prep

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About Us

Students in the College of Education pursue academic programs in a wide variety of educational and professional areas at both the undergraduate and graduate level. Our curriculum is designed to be student-centered and intellectually stimulating.

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One room school house

One Room, One Teacher

One-room-school teachers are honored once a year and current UNK students benefit through a unique program that remembers and honors teachers who taught in rural Nebraska schools. In a program started in 2013, the One Room, One Teacher Scholarship Fund is helping continue the legacy of brilliant, effective Nebraska educators, one teacher at a time.

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Pratt-Heins Awards recognize UNK faculty for excellence

College News

Pratt-Heins Awards recognize UNK faculty for excellence

By TYLER ELLYSON UNK Communications KEARNEY – Three University of Nebraska at Kearney faculty members were recognized Friday with the prestigious Pratt-Heins Faculty Awards for their excellence in teaching, service and scholarship and research. Brenda Eschenbrenner, Kristy Kounovsky-Shafer and Linda Van Ingen accepted the awards during UNK’s Faculty/Staff Convocation in the Fine Arts Recital Hall. […]

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From the time we initially stepped on campus, we were warmly welcomed and made to feel like family. Everyone took the time to say hello, ask how we were, and provide information we didn’t even know we needed to know. Thank you for believing in my daughter and setting success measures in place.
Carol Pooler
Parent, Wyoming