College of Education graduate degrees include emphases in addiction counseling, college student development/counseling in higher education, community counseling, marriage and family counseling, school counseling, educational psychology, and information technology in education.
Graduate interdisciplinary specialization and undergraduate interdisciplinary minor programs in developmental disabilities are administered by the Nevada Center for Excellence in Disabilities (NCED) through the College of Education
The Ph.D. program in Education prepares you at an advanced level to work in the professorial ranks of higher education or assume positions of leadership in schools and agencies.
The study of leadership allows individuals to examine the fundamental institutions in society, to develop skills in research and analysis, and to prepare to enter challenging and influential roles in many areas.
The education program enables students to develop a strong foundation of knowledge about teaching and learning, display a love of learning, value democracy and pluralism, and engage in reflective practice about one's growth as a teacher.
Whether you are a K-12 teacher or you work with young people in another support role, the master's degree in equity and diversity in educational settings (EDES) is a good choice for you if you are interested in human diversity and equitable educational opportunities.
This major prepares students to work with individuals of all ages and their families.
This innovative program prepares you to be an elementary teacher in Nevada for grades K-8. In addition, you earn an additional license or endorsement that enables you to be effective and prepared for today’s diverse classrooms: (1) early childhood education, (2) special education, and/or (3) English as a second language.
Literacy is essential to learning, multidimensional in nature, and influenced by linguistic, psychological, and sociocultural factors.
The Secondary Education Program is committed to preparing teachers who are able to meet the challenges of today's classrooms.
Special Education trains undergraduate and graduate-level teachers in working with students with a variety of disabilities.
If you wish to teach in grades K-12 in Nevada you must have a teaching license. A license is issued by the Nevada Department of Education following completion of a recognized teacher preparation program.
This program is designed for both native and non-native speakers of English who wish to teach ESL or EFL.