College of Education

College of Education

As a premier professional school, we're dedicated to enhancing human potential for all through excellent teaching, relevant scholarship, and community engagement.

Coming from a family of educators, Mackenzie Bryant knew that the College of Education at Texas State University was exactly where she needed to be. Learning from professors with real-world classroom experience, having the opportunity to absorb quality research-based teaching techniques, and meeting lifelong friends have made all the difference in the world in Mackenzie’s career.

The education program at Texas State University has a storied history and has been recognized at both the state and national levels. Since 1899, the College of Education has been preparing remarkable teachers for the schools and communities of Texas.

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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.

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.

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.

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Your Journey Starts Here

Take your place among inspiring teachers who, for over 120 years, have started their teaching journey at Texas State University. Our world-class education and research with relevance develop the expertise to teach every learner and transform communities.

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