Welcome to the College of Education!


Did You Know?

  • Although the College of Education is only eleven years old, our history reaches back to the Goose Lake Campus in 1954. COE has nearly 4,000 alumni that have completed degrees in the field of education since that time. Our graduates have included educators and other leaders committed to transforming children's lives and having an impact on the education world.
  • The College of Education offers programs on the main campus in Anchorage and through extensive online programs.
  • We are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) and nationally recognized by several professional organizations.
  • All of our undergraduate and graduate programs are available through distance education.


Do You Want to Teach?

  • Do you like working with young children? Check out our Early Childhood Education program!
  • Do you love shaping young minds and helping elementary-aged students learn and grow? Then our Elementary Education program may be the one for you.
  • Do you have a bachelor's degree in a specific content area such as Science, English/Language Arts, Music, Physical Education, Mathematics, World Languages, etc.? With a Master of Arts in Teaching from our Secondary Education program, you could teach your subject at the high school level!
  • Are you interested in working with children with disabilities? We offer both Special Education and Early Childhood Special Education programs!
  • Do you want to be a leader among educators? With our Educational Leadership program, you could become a principal!
  • Do you want to teach languages at the elementary level? Why not try our Language Education program?
  • Are you interested in communication and speech disorders? We offer several options for those interested in pursuing the subject of Speech-Language Pathology!
  • Do you already hold a teaching degree, but are interested in advancing your knowledge and skill? Check out the Master of Education in Teaching & Learning option!


Need Some Advice?

  • The College of Education's Student Services Office provides advising, support, and opportunities for students interested in pursuing a degree or certificate within the field of education.
  • Students who are interested in an education degree or certificate, but are unsure about which path to take, may want to make an appointment with a COE advisor.
  • Our Student Services Office is here to help you, so don't be shy! Feel free to stop by and ask any questions you may have!