Study in the College is broken out across six academic departments, each featuring different curriculum, faculty and degree opportunities. While all six departments teach a large number of undergraduate courses, only Special Education and Curriculum and Instruction offer undergraduate degrees for teachers. Master's and doctoral study is offered in all of our academic programs. The departments, with the degrees offered and areas of specialization are listed here.
Curriculum and Instruction
Degrees: B.A., Ed.M, M.A, M.S., Advanced Certificate, Ed.D., Ph.D.,
Specializations: Aesthetic education, Curriculum Theory, Early Childhood Education, Elementary Education, Social Studies Education, Secondary Education, Teacher Education, Bilingual Education and Linguistic Diversity, Language and Literacy Education, Technology Studies, Mathematics Education, Science Education, Interdisciplinary study in Multicultural Education/Cultural Diversity
Education Policy, Organization and Leadership
Degrees: A.M., Advanced Certificate, M.S., Ed.M., Ed.M./M.B.A., M.S., Ed.D., Ph.D.
Concentrations: Training and Development; Instructional Technologies; and Organization Development
Specializations: Educational administration, Higher education, Community College Leadership, Philosophy of Education, History of Education, Social Sciences, International and Comparative Education, Educational Policy Analysis, Community College Teaching and Learning, Human Resource Development,
Degrees: A.M., Ed.M., M.S., Ph.D.
Specialization: Child and Adolescent Development; Cognition, Learning, Language, Instruction and Culture; Counseling Psychology; Quantitative, Qualitative, and Evaluative Research Methodologies; Technology and Education (through CTER online master's program)
Degrees: B.A., Ed.M., Ph.D.
Specializations: Doctoral Program in Special Education; Bachelors and Master's degrees leading to Learning and Behavioral Specialist I certification; Master's degree programs in Infancy and Early Childhood as well as other certification programs (such as Learning and Behavioral Specialist II)
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