College of Education
Kim K. Metcalf, Dean
The mission of the College of Education is to provide excellence in the initial and advanced preparation of professionals for a variety of learning settings, to foster an innovative, student-focused learning community, and to empower a faculty committed to teaching, applied research, and the dissemination of knowledge.
The College of Education at the University of West Georgia will lead the professional preparation of exemplary practitioners who individually and collectively influence the betterment of society within diverse, changing environments. As part of a doctoral comprehensive university, we are committed to teaching excellence, evidence-based practice, exploration and communication of new knowledge through applied research, and multifaceted collaboration.
Description of Program
All graduate teacher certification programs are accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education and the Georgia Professional Standards Commission. The College of Education at the University of West Georgia has one of the largest graduate teacher education programs in Georgia.
Educational professionals attend the University of West Georgia to enhance their content and pedagogical knowledge. These experienced teachers seek professional growth and development and advanced certifications to broaden their knowledge and to expand their instructional capabilities.
The College of Education requires the use of APA (American Psychological Association) style in all of its graduate courses.