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The College of Education and Professional Development has the distinction of being the oldest part of Marshall University. The current combination of programs is a result of the merger of the College of Education on the Huntington Campus, and the Graduate School of Education and Professional Development, located primarily on the South Charleston campus.

We are now working together to provide programs for educators and educators-to-be for the state and for the region. We invite you to explore our website to learn more about the COEPD.

New Math/Science scholarship for incoming Freshmen!

The Maier Stem Educator Scholarship was created to increase the number of highly qualified STEM middle school and high school teachers in West Virginia. Four students will be chosen for the 2019-20 academic year, and renewed for the following 3 years. The annual scholarship will be $15,000 for tuition, housing and other costs; a stipend of up to $1,500 for a laptop; and funding for a study abroad or student exchange experience. A total scholarship package of $71,000 maximum over a four-year period will be awarded. This amount may be adjusted based upon other financial aid opportunities.

Eligibility requirements:

  • First Time Freshman
  • West Virginia Resident
  • 3.5 High School GPA or greater on a 4.0 scale
  • 26 ACT Composite or SAT Equivalent
  • Admission to College of Education and Professional Development (COEPD) and enrolled in an eligible COEPD Major —Math, Physics, Chemistry, Biology or General Science Education
  • Applicant must be willing to teach for four years following graduation in West Virginia, preferably in the southern counties

The deadline is March 1, 2019. You can view the application and contact information.

Early Childhood Education program recognized as one of the nation’s best

Marshall ranks in the top twenty institutions in the United States for its bachelor’s degree program in early childhood education by the online resource CollegeChoice.net.

Elementary Education program recognized as one of the nation’s best

Marshall ranks in the top ten institutions in the United States for its bachelor’s degree program in elementary education by the online resource CollegeChoice.net.

Degrees Offered

Early Childhood Education, BA
Elementary Education, BA
Secondary Education, BA

Adult and Continuing Education, MS
Counseling, MA
Education, MA
Leadership Studies, MA
Literacy Education, MA
Special Education, MA
Education, MAT
Teaching, MAT

Curriculum and Instruction, EdD
Education, EdD
Education, EdS
Leadership Studies (Distance only), EdD
School Psychology, EdS

Huntington Campus
Education Building Room 220
One John Marshall Drive
Huntington, WV 25755
Phone: 304-696-3131

South Charleston Campus
100 Angus E. Peyton Drive
South Charleston, WV 25303
Phone: 304-746-1992

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