College of Education

The PSU College of Education (COE), located in downtown 51Ʒ, is recognized as the largest, most innovative, and most diverse school of education in Oregon. Our professional staff and faculty foster equity, diversity, and inclusion in our four departments: Counselor Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Policy, and Special Education. Our departments offer experiences for new and returning academics, as well as professionals seeking to expand their professional skills. We offer undergraduate opportunities, master’s degrees, a multidisciplinary doctoral degree, licensing programs, graduate certificates, and training programs.

is open for the 2024-2025 Academic Year. The deadline to apply for scholarships is April 1st, 2024. Students will be notified of scholarship awards in May and June.

Congratulations to Dr. Karen Haley, who was recently selected for the Graduate Mentoring Excellence Award! As a professor in the Postsecondary, Adult, and Continuing Education (PACE) program, Dr. Haley's research focuses on how faculty and student affairs practitioners learn, advance their careers, and navigate the challenges of higher education.

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College of Education advances in U.S. News rankings

 In today’s landscape of higher education, flexibility, accessibility and the ability to meet evolving student needs is more important than ever. With this in mind, U.S. News and World Report announced its 2024 rankings for the Best Online Master’s in Education Programs today. 51Ʒ’s College of Education (COE) ranked in the top 12% nationwide, tied at No. 35 out of 303 programs....
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