Academic Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Online Programs

Our teacher preparation programs produce well-qualified early childhood, elementary, secondary and special education teachers. Other options include a specialization in Children and Families for Head Start Teachers, a Substitute Teacher Program, and a Community Health Education Program.

A growing number of courses in several programs are available partly or fully online, with two of the College of Education, Health, and Human Services's masterís degree programs, one of its teacher endorsements, and post-degree non-certification programs available completely online.

Master's Degree Programs

Endorsement Programs

Our seven masterís degree programs are suited in particular to educators seeking advancing levels of specialization in their teaching. For those holding bachelor's degrees but seeking initial secondary level certification, our MAT program offers one option.

For prospective students seeking to add areas of teaching emphasis, our endorsement programs lead to state-recognized and approved areas of specialty. In addition, a range of teaching area major and minor endorsements is available.

Education Specialist
Program (Ed.S.)

Post-Degree Certification Programs

Our 30-credit Education Specialist program is designed for educators pursuing enhanced knowledge of theory and best practice, seeking to acquire skills in interpreting and employing education research, and increasing understanding of educational change and leadership.

Post-Degree Certification Programs at the College of Education, Health, and Human Services offer opportunities for initial certification, renewal of certification, or adding endorsements to a current certification.

Doctoral Program (Ed.D.)

Certificate Programs

The Doctorate in Education program, a 60-credit program, is designed for those seeking to generate and apply research in the solution of complex real-world challenges facing our communities.


Students who wish to obtain a certificate in specific coursework can apply to one of our many certificate programs.