Mission Statement

The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences contributes to the betterment of society through research, professional service and the preparation of individuals who are skilled lifelong learners capable of working effectively with diverse populations in an evolving global community.


The College of Education and Behavioral Studies supports the belief that education is transformational; that candidates who successfully complete our professional education programs can make a difference in the lives of their students and clients. The vision of the College of Education and Behavioral Studies is to lead conversations around issues of human enlightenment, social conscience, and mutual caring. This ideal includes helping candidates acquire the knowledge, the ability, and the will to impact all students' life chances. Our vision is to inspire in candidates a heightened and consequential sense of responsibility for stewardship of our schools and our communities.