College of Education

Dean: Dr. Joan Berry

Associate Dean: Dr. Craig Hammonds



The College of Education promotes quality educational opportunities in a variety of fields, with emphasis on high standards of academic excellence. The goal of the college is to promote the growth of moral and ethical leaders in all areas. The College of Education offers undergraduate, post-baccalaureate, and alternative certification educator preparation programs for Early Childhood through Grade 6, Grades 4-8, and secondary level English, math, sciences, speech, and history. Also offered are programs for all-level art, music, physical education, and Spanish.. All educator certification paths, including graduate programs to prepare educational leaders, are endorsed by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification.

Programs within the College of Education are accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. Students are encouraged in their professional endeavors by a faculty dedicated to modeling lifelong learning and fostering critical and creative thinking in professional interactions with others.