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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
FAU graduate student Daren Pikul
Darren Pikul
ELRM - Higher Education Leadership

Darren is pursuing a Master’s in Higher Education Leadership in the Department of Educational Leadership and Research Methodology. Read More

ALUMNI
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Deborah King McEwan
Alum, Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction

Alum, Ph.D. in Curriculum & Instruction 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

ACI student receives certificate of completion from FAU President John Kelly.
May 22, 2020

FAU ACI program receives $900,000 three year grant after recently renewed certification as a Florida Postsecondary Comprehensive Transition Program.

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May 21, 2020

Three FAU High students will miss receiving their high school diplomas and college degrees at ceremonies this year due to COVID-19.

CongratulationsFAU Class of 2020!
May 21, 2020

Three FAU High students earned colleges degrees and high school diplomas. Ten AIT student teachers switched their students from the classroom to online learning.

AIT student in the classroom
May 12, 2020

Ten COE AIT student-teachers completed student teaching online for the first time in the history of the program.

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May 07, 2020

A study led by Michael A. DeDonno, Ph.D., an assistant professor at FAU College of Education and Schmidt College of Medicine, explored compliance and coping strategy behaviors of Florida residents due to COVID-19.

 
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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