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The MSU College of Education is one of the nation’s top schools for advancing careers in teaching, educational administration, research and policy. It’s also home to leading programs for the study of rehabilitation counseling, physical activity and sport.

Its rigorous five-year Teacher Preparation Program, highly prominent faculty members and commitment to confronting issues from a global perspective distinguish the college among other programs of professional education throughout the country.

Four Departments

The College of Education is made up of four departments: Counseling, Educational Psychology and Special Education; Educational Administration; Kinesiology and Teacher Education.

Many areas of graduate study in the College of Education consistently rank within the top-10, according to U.S. News and World Report. In fact, MSU has been ranked No. 1 in elementary and secondary education for 25 consecutive years. See the rankings page.

The Erickson Chair expands faculty research and student experiences.
Gifts remove financial barriers for internssuch as Annah Bravo—in final year before teaching.
New lab spaces in IM Sports Circle transform research capacity and opportunities.
Private philanthropy launches program for STEM teacher leaders.

Giving to the College of Education

Imagine a world where every child can reach his or her full potential, where we all work together to promote health and higher achievement for the next generation, and where teachers walk into their first job well prepared to make a difference in the lives of their students—and continue to do so throughout their career.

The College of Education at Michigan State University does the important work of preparing teachers, counselors, administrators, researchers, policymakers and health professionals to be leaders who make an impact on learning and human development around the world. We are one of the nation’s most influential schools of education and kinesiology because we work together to try new approaches, use research to find the best solutions and always keep a focus on the future.

Melissa Lynch

Senior Director of Development







Ashley Murphy
Development Coordinator
620 Farm Lane, 509 Erickson Hall
East Lansing, MI 48824-1034
Phone: (517) 432-3885