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Guidance for Undergraduate Students in Selecting the Pass/Fail Option for Spring 2020 Classes

The events of the past several weeks have been unsettling for Florida Atlantic University students, their families and loved ones and, indeed, for the country as a whole. In the midst of this turmoil, many of you have had to adjust to remote learning for the first time, which has created anxiety and some uncertainty about your performance in your classes.

In response, FAU has modified its undergraduate grading policy for the Spring 2020 semester. Read more...

TOP 5 CONSIDERATIONS
Before Electing a P/F Grade
for Your Spring Classes


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

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March 25, 2020

Answers to some of the most frequently asked questions regarding coronavirus (COVID-19)

US News ranking icon
March 17, 2020

FAU programs listed in the 2021 “Best Graduate Programs” include overall education (No. 158) and speech-language pathology (No. 146).

Owls Imaging Lab
March 09, 2020

Florida Atlantic University High School has officially opened its “Owls Imaging Lab.”

Mike Brady presenting research
February 10, 2020

Professor Michael Brady, Ph.D., selected to receive the Senior Scholar Award by the Eastern Educational Research Association.

Tricia Meredith presents at the Women's Leadership Summit
February 04, 2020

Tricia Meredith, Ph.D., serves as Director of Research for A.D. Henderson University School and FAU High School located on FAU Boca Raton Campus.

 
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Best Online Programs for Graduate Education by U.S. News 2020
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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