Curriculum in the College of Education is designed to be student-centered and intellectually challenging, while preparing students through field and internship experiences that offer real life education opportunities.
Learn to inspire
You’ve always been a leader. A bright student. The type of person who’s eager to help. Becoming a teacher is the perfect outlet for using your skills and strength.
More than an education
In addition to producing outstanding graduates in the field of teaching, the College of Education is home to exciting new programs like sports administration, recreation, exercise science, athletic training, travel and tourism, and more.
The Department of Counseling and School Psychology promotes a field-based scientist/practitioner model to prepare culturally competent and compassionate professionals at the graduate level. Our program prepares students to provide service and leadership in school psychology, clinical mental health counseling, school counseling and student affairs. The scientist/practitioner model in CSP creates practitioners who understand, critically evaluate and effectively use the research base within their profession to make decisions and guide practice.
The department consists of nationally and internationally accredited masters and educational specialist programs in Counseling and School Psychology.
Department Strengths Include:
Our students- we attract outstanding graduate students who become part of your learning team
A non-competitive environment in which students work together to make all students knowledgeable, successful, and professional
Active student-run associations
Opportunity for specializations
Our faculty - we offer a range of interests and expertise and are committed to each student's success
Nationally and Internationally Accredited Programs (ISPA, IRCEP), national (NCA, NASP, CACREP, NCATE) state (NDE)
Field-based practitioner model of training that utilizes a collaborative approach
Promoting the development of the clinical, consultative, and cooperative skills necessary for graduates to work successfully in the profession
A professional development series to continue your learning
Flexible course scheduling to accommodate students who are employed
Faculty and student involvement in professional associations.