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Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education

In addition to our unique TE-PLUS teacher preparation program, the University of Oklahoma Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education is home to nationally-recognized programs in educational psychology, continuing education, school improvement, early childhood literacy, school administration and multi-cultural issues in education.

The College of Education's programs are accredited and approved by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation, the Oklahoma State Department of Education, and the American Psychological Association as well as several professional associations for specific subject areas.

College of Education Departments

Instructional Leadership & Academic Curriculum

Dr. Kristy Brugar,
Department Chair

The mission of the Department of Instructional Leadership and Academic Curriculum is to prepare teachers and other professionals for leadership roles in education-related settings; to engage in critical inquiry through professionally recognized research and scholarship; and to provide leadership to the profession and society.  Learn about our undergraduate program and graduate program.

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Dr. Heather Shotton, Department Chair

There are three graduate program areas within the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies: Adult and Higher Education (EDAH); Educational Administration, Curriculum, and Supervision (EACS); and Educational Studies (EDS). Each program has its separate admissions process, course offerings, and faculty. Information about each program area can be obtained by clicking the links on the left or by contacting the program area coordinators.  Learn more about our graduate program and certificate program.

Educational Psychology

Dr. Maeghan Hennessey, Department Chair

The Department of Educational Psychology offers degree programs at the master's and doctoral levels.  We offer a master's in Professional  Counseling and both master's and doctorates in  Learning Sciences and Special Education. The Learning Sciences program also offers the Graduate Certificate Program of Applications of Educational Research and Evaluation (Online)
The Special Education program also offers a bachelor of science degree and teacher certification.  

Tulsa Campus Degrees