Welcome to the College of Education website. We have designed this site to provide you with all the information you need to learn about the mission, goals, and programs in the college. We are proud to represent the cornerstone of Marshall University as the oldest academic unit within the university. Founded as a normal school in 1867, the College of Education is now home to 2 academic schools, 15 special centers, and 60 outstanding faculty, all devoted to preparing tomorrow’s educators and serving the needs of the community.
Browse our website and explore our outstanding programs in the School of Education and the School of Human Development & Allied Technology. Learn about our many dynamic centers: Appalachian Studies Association, Autism Training Center, coe Research & Policy Center, the HEART Tutoring Center, our nationally recognized Higher Education Learning Program (H.E.L.P.), the Human Performance Laboratory, LSCI Training Center, the MU Child Development Academy, the MU Computer-Based Testing Center, and the Shewey Learning & Research Center.
Discover how the college extends its reach into the community through the June Harless Center for Rural Educational Research & Development, the MU Early Education STEM Center and Outreach Project, and the Professional Development Schools Partnership.
I invite you to join our active learning community. Our students, our staff, our faculty and our administrators are committed to excellence in teaching, learning and service. Our fully-accredited undergraduate and graduate programs prepare our students to apply educational theory in real-world settings. Our students are enriched by the many opportunities to become engaged in the classroom and involved in the community. Together we learn and grow as professionals.
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If you have any questions about our programs, comments about our website, or just want to get involved, please call us at 304.696.3131.
Robert Bookwalter, Ph.D.
Dean Marshall University College of Education