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GRADUATE PROGRAMS

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, exceptional student education, exercise science and health promotion, 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

BRIANNA JOSEPH
College of Education

Brianna serves as Project I Squared Project Grant Supervisor. She is currently a Holmes Scholar and a Holmes Scholars Social Media Coordinator. Advice for fellow students: “Take advantage of the resources at FAU that will allow you to improve...more

Martha Brown
Founded RJAE Consulting, Intl.

Founded RJAE Consulting, Intl. to provide planning, evaluation, and other consulting services to schools, school districts, correctional facilities, and organizations focusing on restorative justice or art education.more

FACULTY
Lori Dassa, ED.D.
College of Education

Dr. Dassa continues to further her research on quality teacher prep programs and teacher retention. She has published several articles and studies, and developed as well as runs the Honors in the Elementary Education major. more

NEWS ALL NEWS

FAU Professor Invited to Speak at President's Palace in Malta
July 05, 2018

Eileen Ariza, Ed.D., Florida Atlantic University professor and Fulbright Scholar, was guest lecturer at the second Frederick Ofosu Memorial Lecture, San Anton Palace in Attard, Malta under the distinguished patronage of Her Excellency Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca, President of Malta.

FAU Pine Jog Celebrates Ten Years of Schools 'Going Green'
June 21, 2018

Florida Atlantic University Pine Jog Environmental Education Center recently celebrated the Green Schools Class of 2018 at the tenth annual Green Schools Awards held on the FAU Boca Raton campus.

FAU College of Education Honored with 2018 Marti Huizenga Roll Up Your Sleeves Award
June 19, 2018

Florida Atlantic University College of Education was honored with a 2018 Marti Huizenga Roll Up Your Sleeves Award bestowed by Junior Achievement of South Florida.

ESE professor Cynthia Wilson and Elizabeth Smith
June 14, 2018

When Elizabeth Smith graduated from Marjory Stoneman Douglas in June of 2008 she decided she was ready to go away to college.

Desmond K. Blackburn
June 08, 2018

The 2018 Spring Semester at FAU has seen Desmond K. Blackburn recognized by the department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology, honored as the 2018 inductee into the FAU Alumni Association Hall of Fame and as a guest speaker at the 2018 Spring Commencement.

 
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Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
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