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ACADEMICS

ACADEMIC PROGRAMS IN THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION

The MSU College of Education is one of the nation’s top schools for advancing careers in teaching and educational administration, research and policy. It’s also home to leading programs for the study of rehabilitation counseling, physical activity and sport.

Its rigorous five-year teacher preparation program, highly prominent faculty members and commitment to confronting issues from a global perspective distinguish the college among other programs of professional education throughout the country.

The College of Education is made up of four departments: Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education; Educational Administration; Kinesiology and Teacher Education.

Many areas of graduate study in the College of Education consistently rank within the top-10, according to U.S. News and World Report. In fact, MSU has been ranked No. 1 in elementary and secondary education for 21 consecutive years. See the rankings page.

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The teacher preparation program prepares students for elementary, secondary and special education teaching. Students also study aspects of physical activity and health by majoring in kinesiology or athletic training.
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The College of Education offers doctoral programs for advanced study and research on curriculum, policy, pedagogy, measurement and much more, each under the guidance of nationally known faculty members.
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Master’s degree programs are offered in many educational disciplines as well as kinesiology and rehabilitation counseling. Several are available online (see right).
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Along with a growing number of online and hybrid courses, the College of Education currently offers five master’s degree programs completely online.
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The School Psychology program includes an educational specialist degree that prepares professionals to work in school settings and leads to Michigan certification.

EVENTS

CONTACT

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Undergraduate / Student Affairs Office
620 Farm Lane, 134 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
Phone: (517) 353-9680

Graduate Affairs Office
620 Farm Lane, 205 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
Phone: (517) 432-1260
Email: edacadaf@msu.edu