The University of Florida College of Education, founded in 1906, consistently ranks among the top 25 public education schools in the elite Association of American Universities. The college’s distinguished professors and their graduate students aggressively pursue vital, interdisciplinary research to transform teaching and learning, education policy, and leadership in all educational disciplines. By partnering with public schools and communities across the state and beyond, UF education faculty engage in novel scholarship and research activities that enhance “whole school” improvement, student achievement, early-childhood readiness, teacher preparation and retention, and classroom technology advances.
Teaching is one of several career paths that UF education students can choose from. Nearly 1,400 students are enrolled on campus in 29 bachelor’s and advanced degree programs, within nine academic specialties: • K-12 Curriculum and Instruction • Counselor Education • Early Childhood Education • Educational Leadership • Higher Education Administration • Research and Evaluation Methods • School Psychology • Special Education and Early Childhood Studies • Student Personnel in Higher Education.