Graduate Programs

Prospective Students

The College of Education offers a tremendous variety of excellent Master's and Doctoral Programs for you to choose from. We feature outstanding faculty who pride themselves on connecting theory to practice as they offer instruction that is realistic, practical, and meets the needs of professionals in the field. Our faculty also have active research careers and consistently seek opportunities for graduate students to work with them on their research agenda.

Perhaps our graduate students say it best. "The University of Akron gives one all the benefits of a large, urban research institution and at the same time, the classroom sizes and access to faculty make you feel like part of a family." Come check us out. You'll be glad you did.

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About Our Graduate Programs

Our graduate programs our housed in four academic departments: Counseling, Curricular & Instructional Studies, Education Foundations & Leadership, and Sport Science and Wellness Education. Our programs infuse research, theory, and practice. Our faculty consists of full-time and part-time professionals, many of whom are still working in their respective fields so that they stay in-touch with their areas of expertise. There research and professional contributions are well-known, both locally and nationally. Learn more about our exciting graduate programs offered through these departments: 

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Fellowships for prospective math, science teachers

Looking for a career change into education? Our college is one of the few in the nation selected to administer the $30,000 Woodrow Wilson Teaching Fellowships to train prospective math and science teachers who commit to working in urban school districts for a minimum of three years following graduation. Learn more and apply.