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We train corporate educators.

Through the Department of Learning and Performance Systems, students can learn the skills needed to educate trainers in a corporate setting.
We train corporate educators.

Our research makes a difference.

The College of Education receives millions of dollars each year to conduct leading-edge, ground-breaking educational research.
Our research makes a difference.

International students seek us out.

Penn State’s College of Education is one of only 17 universities nationwide, and the only one in Pennsylvania, to serve as a host university for The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program.
International students seek us out.

An award-winning professional development school

Our award-winning Professional Development School builds on a strong partnership with the State College Area School District and offers a full-school-year student teaching opportunity to pre-service students.
An award-winning professional development school

We embrace technology in education.

We recognize that technology can be a powerful educational tool and use it in our teacher preparation program and to conduct online tutoring outreach to urban schools. Our Krause Innovation Studio investigates how educators can incorporate technology to meet educational goals.
We embrace technology in education.

We are on the leading edge of educational breakthroughs.

We're doing work looking at the use of augmented reality in learning environments through Learning, Design, and Technology.
We are on the leading edge of educational breakthroughs.

You can student teach in the U.S. and abroad.

With the College of Education’s Short-Term Teaching Abroad Program, students can teach in a domestic school and then travel abroad to one of more than 15 countries to teach abroad for another five weeks.
You can student teach in the U.S. and abroad.

Our professors are advancing the field.

College of Education professors have editorial responsibilities for more than 30 major journals in education, including the American Journal of Education.
Our professors are advancing the field.

We have a wide variety of learning opportunities.

The College of Education offers 15 fields of study leading to master’s and doctoral degrees, ranging from early childhood education to higher education. Our programs also include counseling, school psychology, workforce education, and educational leadership.
We have a wide variety of learning opportunities.

We are online.

The College of Education offered the first online master’s degree through the Penn State World Campus. We now offer 5 master’s degrees and 8 certificates online, and are continually adding new online programs.
We are online.

We are counselors and psychologists.

Our CEDAR clinic offers counseling and school psychology services to the local community while providing important clinical experiences to our advanced counseling and school psychology students.
We are counselors and psychologists.