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Academics: SOE Much More

The School of Education provides an exceptional learning environment for students interested in advancing their career opportunities as a teacher, counselor, school principal, K-12 administrator, or higher education professional. Our renowned curriculum goes beyond textbooks, providing you with practical experience through classroom observations, service-learning opportunities, and student teaching placements. Get ready for an enriching journey of learning, growth, and collaboration. We can't wait to see you shape the future.

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Find Your Fit at the SOE

We offer 8 Undergraduate Programs, 30+ Graduate Programs, and 5 Special Programs. Find the program that best fits your aspirations!
  • Enhance Your Degree with Endorsements

    The School of Education offers opportunities to enhance your undergraduate degree by obtaining an undergraduate teaching endorsement. See if an endorsement can be added to your degree today!

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  • Enhance Your Degree with Certificates

    The School of Education offers three online graduate-level teaching certificates. See if a certificate can be added to your degree today!

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  • Are you a Graduate Student looking for Online Programs?

    The School of Education offers online programs at the graduate level for your convenience! Achieve your career goals while having a flexible schedule.

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  • SOE Many Scholarships Await

    The School of Education offers over 70 scholarships to support undergraduate and graduate level students. One might be waiting for you!

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Hear From Our Students:

"The School of Education has given me the most genuine, caring, and knowledgeable support system to make it through my undergraduate and graduate years. From the moment I walked up the Guyton steps as a freshman, I made lifelong friends, received guidance from faculty, and gained a community of educators of different generations. I'm so lucky to have these friends and mentors that will empower me and shape my skills to be the best teacher I can be."

ThiCat Vu

Graduate Assistant

Get to Know Our Departments & Centers

At the School of Education, we have 3 departments specializing in different avenues of the education field: the Department of Teacher Education, the Department of Leadership & Counselor Education, and the Department of Higher Education. The SOE also has a multitude of research centers that to exceptional work to advance the field of education for the betterment of all learners.

Learn more about Departments & Research Centers

Meet the Department Chairs & Advisors

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

  • Department Chair and Associate Professor of Teacher Education
Richard Balkin

Richard Balkin

  • Chair and Professor of Counselor Education
Phillis George

Phillis George

  • Department Chair and Associate Professor of Higher Education
Kara Parham

Kara Parham

  • Academic Counselor
Donna Patterson

Donna Patterson

  • Academic Counselor II
Mary Bramlett

Mary Bramlett

  • Academic Counselor - NCSUP/Bridge Program Manager