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National Graduate Education Leader:
Top 20 Ranked, Extensively Accredited.

Take your passion for education to a higher level with FAU College of Education’s graduate degree programs. In addition to offering a broader program range than many schools, the four University public laboratory schools we oversee also assure you valuable practical experience and research opportunities. Learn more about our NCATE/CAEP, CACREP and ASHA accreditations, our scholarships and financial aid. See why our programs ranked 20th out of 563 universities evaluated nationwide.

Why Is FAU College Of Education Your Best Choice?

The FAU College of Education Leadership Degree programs were ranked #20 in the nation out of an eligible group of 563 colleges/programs by Teacher.org. In addition to our high ranking and broader choice of programs, we maintain vigorous research efforts: our faculty conducts research in a variety of education-related fields.

We’re also actively involved in a national initiative to reform how school leaders are prepared. Our faculty has been awarded numerous grants from the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences, National Science Foundation, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Department of Defense, Florida Department of Education, plus state, local, and private agencies.

We are closely connected to South Florida school districts, including Broward and Palm Beach, the 6th and 11th largest nationally by enrollment size. Our graduate students are highly regarded in the tri-county region and beyond.

  • Diverse programs: speech pathology & audiology, counselor education, curriculum & instruction, educational leadership, and teacher education
  • Flexible online graduate options: four full online programs; four partial online programs
  • Second-largest number of graduate degrees at FAU; highest number of doctoral degrees
  • Classes held at Boca, Davie and Jupiter campuses
SPOTLIGHT STORIES

STUDENTS
Eleanor Su-Keene, Ph.D. student
ELEANOR SU-KEENE
ELRM - School Leaders, Holmes Scholar

Eleanor is pursuing a Ph.D. in the School Leaders program within the department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology. She is a member of the Holmes Scholars Program. Read More

ALUMNI
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Cindy Khan-Jordan
Ph.D. in Counselor Education, Holmes Scholar Alum

Cindy graduated with a Ph.D. in Counselor Education with an emphasis on Rehabilitation Counseling. She was an FAU Holmes Scholar in the College of Education. Read More

FACULTY
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Michelle Vaughan
Assistant Professor

Michelle Vaughan, Ed.D. is an assistant professor at Florida Atlantic University. Read More

NEWS ALL NEWS

FAU High School building
October 22, 2020

FAU High School has received a prestigious College Success Award from GreatSchools.org, the nation’s leading nonprofit empowering parents to unlock educational opportunities for their children.

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October 21, 2020

Hannah wins first-place for developing an antimicrobial surgical wound dressing based upon the bioactive properties of shark skin.

FAU AD Henderson University School
October 20, 2020

A.D. Henderson University School ranked #2 Best Public Elementary School and #11 Best Public Middle School.

Melanie Acosta with African American family
October 16, 2020

Melanie Acosta, Ph.D., awarded AERA grant to study movement in Black communities toward institutionalizing school practices engineered to promote educational excellence for African descent children.

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October 13, 2020

This is the first study to provide research on peer-mediated interventions to teach navigation skills to young adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).

 
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Accreditation & Ranking

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
Best Online Programs for Graduate Education by U.S. News 2020
Best Grad Schools U.S. News Health 2020
Florida Department of Education
Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs
Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools