The Michigan State University College of Education is made up of four departments:
Academic program areas include educational psychology; educational technology; measurement and quantitative methods; rehabilitation counseling; school psychology; and special education.
Chairperson Richard Prawat
Academic programs include: higher, adult, and lifelong education; student affairs administration; and elementary and secondary (K-12) educational administration.
Chairperson Marilyn Amey
Academic program or specialization areas include athletic training, biomechanics, coaching, exercise physiology, growth and motor development, the psychosocial aspects of sport and physical activity, sports administration and student-athlete development.
Chairperson Alan L. Smith
The department sponsors an education minor for undergraduates, as well as an innovative and highly regarded teacher education program which includes a year-long internship in a school. The MA program is highly flexible and allows students to develop specialized courses of study, which can be taken online. The Ph.D. program includes foci on curriculum and instruction in academic areas (mathematics education, science education, literacy/English education, or social studies/history education); teacher preparation and teacher learning; and educational policy and social analysis.
Chairperson Suzanne Wilson