The education degree provides skills and knowledge required for entry-level positions and advancement in the field of education. Potential Occupational Titles include, but are not limited to, teacher, education administrator, and instructor. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (April 13, 2018), the median pay in the United States is $62,000 for bachelor’s degree. The job outlook for 2016-26 shows a 7% increase annually with approximately 115,000 jobs under employment change during the same time period.

The College of Education offers two levels of degrees:

Bachelor of Science Degree in Education  

The primary goal of the Bachelor’s degree program in Education is to provide foundations preparation for a variety of roles as an educational service provider. Students will explore the major tenets of both domestic and international education systems. Survey of the historical, social, and philosophical implications of educational practices will provide a substantive foundation for students who wish to fill instructional roles. Coursework also provides a strong basis in content areas taught in K-12 schools. It further provides appropriate qualifications for additional academic work. Our degree emphasizes development of analytical skills, acquisition of knowledge, and proficiency in technical and professional skills.  More…

Master of Science Degree in Education  

The primary program objective for the Master of Science Degree in Education is to build practitioner-scholars who will primarily work in K-12 settings, including but not limited to, classroom team leaders, campus instructional coaches, district curriculum support, as well as campus administration and district leadership. More…