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Welcome to the College of Education! 

As Dean of the College of Education, I invite you to come discover the excitement and passion of being an educator!

The College of Education at the University of West Georgia is among the Southeast’s largest and most respected sources of education professionals in all fields, including STEM education. Its more than 25,000 College of Education Alumni provide educational, counseling, media, speech-language, leadership, and sport management services in an array of settings throughout the United States and around the world. Not only does the College of Education graduate each year hundreds of newly certified teachers ready to enter K-12 classrooms, it is also UWG’s largest source of graduate degree programs, at the master’s, specialist, and doctoral level. Many of these degrees can be earned on campus, at off-campus sites, and on-line.

The College’s faculty hold advanced degrees and contribute regularly to the advancement of knowledge through scholarly papers, presentations, articles, and books. Most are highly experienced teachers who know Pre-K through education from extensive experience.

Each graduate of the College of Education directly affects literally tens of thousands of lives    over the course of their careers. The college therefore embraces seriously and enthusiastically its responsibility for preparing teachers, leaders, and other professionals to carry out important, life-transforming work. West Georgia graduates are prepared for exceptional professional practice in the world as it exists today and agile enough to respond effectively to the world as it changes over the course of their careers.

Whether you are seeking an undergraduate program that will prepare you for your first assignment, a certification or endorsement program that will expand and broaden your career, or a Masters, Specialist, or Doctoral degree to help you reach the apex of your field, you will find no better place to pursue this study than the College of Education at the University of West Georgia.

Come West! Help us shape a better world!