Many of the College’s bachelor’s degrees focus on teacher education in the various fields of early childhood education, elementary education, physical education, music education, secondary education, and special education.
The College also offers an exercise and sport science program for those who plan to enter into fields such as exercise physiology, personal training, coaching, sports nutrition, occupational therapy, or physical therapy.
The College of Education, as a part of the premier educational institution in Alabama, strives to provide teaching, research and service that not only address state and regional interests but also accommodate national and international perspectives.
The College of Education offers graduate programs leading to the master of arts, the educational specialist, the doctor of education and the doctor of philosophy degrees.
The College of Education has grown in its comprehensiveness and now reaches out in multiple ways to all who are involved in the educational endeavor. We conduct research to inform the judgment of practitioners in schools and in allied fields, we train scholars and administrators, and we constantly look for ways to make life better for school children, school teachers, and Alabamians in general.
The College of Education faculty have received awards locally, regionally, and nationally for their outstanding commitment to teaching and awards for being experts in their field. Students have been recognized university-wide for their teaching, research, and service.