The mission of the College of Education is to provide students in kinesiology, professional education, and other human services with a quality education through academic, cultural, and leadership experiences, and to provide leadership through scholarship and service to the community and professions. Programs in the College of Education prepare students for challenging, gratifying, and socially significant careers.
Degree programs offered include the Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology; Bachelor of Science in Interdisciplinary Studies; Bachelor of Science in Psychology; Master of Science degrees in Kinesiology and Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Master of Education degrees in Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Administration, Kinesiology, and Counseling; and the Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership. Several teaching endorsements and professional certificates are also offered in conjunction with different academic departments.
In addition to its teaching function, the college has a strong service commitment to public schools, human service agencies, and the University Interscholastic League. Each year the college plays host to a variety of professional development institutes for educators and interscholastic events for public schools. Tarleton professors actively provide consultation and technical assistance to schools and human service agencies.