Future Students

Our faculty and staff are eager to work with students who are just entering the field, as well as students who are seeking advanced degrees.

College of Education students have opportunities to study in a variety of different areas including:

Higher Education
Education Policy


Undergraduate Teacher Preparation Programs

Advising for undergraduates is available through Student Services. We have the following undergraduate teacher preparation programs:

Early Childhood Education (Birth-Grade 3)
Elementary Education (K-8)
Mild to Moderate Disabilities (K-12 special education)

Students in these programs receive both a bachelor’s degree and an Arizona teaching certificate upon successful completion of university and state requirements.

Our graduate Teach Arizona program prepares students seeking certification for secondary education.

Additional Undergraduate Programs

We offer three additional undergraduate programs that are not designed for teacher certification.

Deaf Studies
Literacy, Learning and Leadership
Rehabilitation Studies and Services

Advising for undergraduate programs is available through Student Services.

Post-Baccalaureate Program

Students who have earned a bachelor's degree and wish to obtain teaching certification may pursue the Post-Baccalaureate certification option.

Graduate Programs

Our graduate programs prepare educators at the master and doctoral level. We also offer opportunities for continuing professional development and research in areas such as children’s literature, content-area instruction, teacher education, and special education.

Advising for graduate degrees is available from the appropriate departmental offices. Graduate students are assigned a faculty advisor based on their areas of interest. Please contact departments directly for information on graduate programs.

Educational Research

Research is a valuable part of our mission. Our faculty members are engaged in a wide range of scholarship — from theory-based, basic research to more applied programs of research and development. Faculty members are active scholars whose studies explore a wide range of important educational issues.

Our faculty expertise section will allow you to review faculty interests and expertise by faculty, topic, and program area.