Welcome to the College of Education

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The deadline for completing applications is Saturday January 31, 2015 at 11:59 PM.  Don't miss out on this opportunity available to all COE students!  One application gives students access to over 60 scholarships!  Decisions are based on merit and/or need.  Please visit our scholarship site for more details.

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Our Vision

We develop educational leaders who create tomorrow’s opportunities.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to prepare competent and committed professionals who will make positive differences for children, young adults, and others in schools.

Research Our Programs by Academic Level

Whether you want to be a teacher, counselor, school psychologist, or school leader, one thing is certain: you are passionate about inspiring others. At Northern Arizona University, we’ll prepare you to be a leader in education—so you can make a difference for the rest of your life.

Northern Arizona University has long been recognized as a leader in education, in Arizona and beyond. We offer undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral programs that blend the best of past successes and modern innovations in teaching, and allow you to work closely with our accomplished education faculty.

If you want nothing less than excellence in your educator-preparation schooling, we welcome and invite you to learn more about the College of Education and what it can offer you.

College of Education Points of Pride

We are committed to quality education and to diversity.

  • The university was ranked 7th in the nation for providing degrees in education to all minorities.
  • The historical roots of Northern Arizona University are in education (Northern Arizona Normal School, 1899).
  • We are 4th in the nation for granting bachelor's degrees for Native Americans.
  • We are 1st in the nation for granting master's degrees for Native Americans.