College of Education

Welcome to the College of Education! 

As a premier professional school, Texas State University's College of Education is dedicated to enhancing human potential for all through excellent teaching, relevant scholarship, and community engagement.

The College of Education offers a variety of excellent undergraduate and graduate degree programs in our three departments, culminating in a variety of certifications and licenses.

The latest from the College of Education: 

Marcelino Saucedo graduated Summa Cum Laude with a Master of Arts in Bilingual-Bicultural Elementary Education in August 2022. His thesis, entitled “Spanish Home Language Uses as Factors in Bilingual Children’s Language Preferences,” explored the impact of parents’ attitudes toward Spanish on the bilingualism of first graders in Niederwald, Texas. At Texas State, he served as President of B.E.S.O. (Bilingual Education Student Organization) and was recognized as a member of Kappa Delta Pi (International Honor Society in Education), Phi Sigma Pi, Sigma Alpha Lambda, Phi Mu Alpha, and the Golden Key Honor Society. Marcelino is currently a bilingual kindergarten teacher in Manor ISD. He plans to continue his research by pursuing a doctoral degree in Bilingual Education. Make sure to read Marcelino Saucedo’s  insightful thesis “Spanish Home Language Uses as Factors in Bilingual Children's Language Preferences."



Charles Butt Foundation Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers

Teacher reading to two young students

Texas State is partnering with the Charles Butt Foundation’s Raising Texas Teachers initiative. Students in the undergraduate EC-6/ESL teacher certification program are eligible for the Charles Butt Scholarship for Aspiring Teachers. Those who meet the criteria below may apply for the scholarship of up to $8,000/yr for up to 4 years. 

The application Deadline is January 28, 2023. LEARN MORE

Curriculum and Instruction
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction prepares knowledgeable and effective teachers who are responsive to the diverse needs of society. Through school and community partnerships, we advance research-based inquiry and instructional approaches that influence practice and policy.
Health and  Human Performance
The Department of Health and Human Performance creates and disseminates knowledge promoting evidence-based practice in health promotion, exercise science and recreation professions. They work to promote improved human performance and quality of life through evidence-based interventions.
Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology
The Department of Counseling, Leadership, Adult Education and School Psychology provides graduate education that promotes personal, cultural, social, emotional, educational and economic growth. Students generate research that advances the fields of education, mental health, and higher education.