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About the College of Education

Academic Areas

Under the guidance of renowned administrators and faculty members in four departments, students have opportunities to pursue or advance careers in teaching, educational administration, higher education, research, policymaking, student affairs, rehabilitation counseling, school psychology, kinesiology and athletic training.

Key Priorities

The College of Education has established a reputation for excellence and visionary thinking in its efforts to improve teaching and learning across our nation and world, particularly within the contexts of urban and global education. The faculty remains committed to addressing the educational and physical needs of all learners across the life span, and to working closely with educators, leaders and policymakers in the field.

Why Choose MSU

Innovative teacher education programs, outstanding faculty, relationships with practicing educators and strong research opportunities make Michigan State University a dynamic place for learning to teach and to contribute to the fields of education and kinesiology. The college is proud to claim more than 57,000 alumni, each touching lives in their own way around the world.

Michigan State University has been preparing educators for over 100 years. The College of Education continues to improve education in our global society through a three-part mission: leadership, scholarship and service.
From the nation's No.1-ranked programs in elementary and secondary education to interdisciplinary research projects in kinesiology, this list of achievements showcases the College of Education's capacity for excellence, innovation and collaboration.
The Annual Report provides a snapshot of College of Education priorities and achievements each academic year. The New Educator magazine includes the latest news and in-depth features on programs, students, faculty and alumni.
The College of Education is comprised of four departments, including Kinesiology, Teacher Education, Educational Administration, and Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education.
Faculty and staff are recognized for their research, teaching and service at the college, campus, national and international levels.
Learn how to reach the Student Affairs Office and Dean's Office, see a list of administrators or browse the full directory of faculty and staff members (including biographical profiles for faculty).







Dean's Office
620 Farm Lane, 501 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
Phone: (517) 355-1734