School of Education at a Glance

By the Numbers

  • 6 Doctoral programs
  • 48 Master’s & graduate certificate programs
  • Undergraduate program
  • 4 Nationally ranked academic departments with nationally and internationally renowned faculty
  • 907 Graduate students in degree programs
  • 3,268 Undergraduate course enrollments (in 2016)
  • 154 Undergraduates in the education minor
  • 66 Full-time faculty
  • 50 Part-time faculty
  • 6.8 Million dollars ($) in external funding
  • 5 Distinguished Professors (current: Kecskes,  Levy; emeriti: Applebee, Langer, Vellutino)

Online Degrees and Programs

Research and Outreach Centers  

  • Capital Area School Development Association (CASDA)
  • Capital District Writing Project (CDWP)
  • Center for the Elimination of Minority Health Disparities (CEMHD) 
  • Center on English Learning and Achievement (CELA)
  • Child Research and Study Center (CRSC)
  • Cross-Border Education Research Team (C-BERT)
  • Educational Evaluation and Research Consortium (EERC)
  • Pathways Into Education (PIE) Center
  • Program for Research on Private Higher Education (PROPHE)

Areas of Research

  • Assessment, tests, measurement, and evaluation
  • Career development and work force preparation
  • Education and its social, institutional, & legal contexts
  • Education for diverse needs
  • Enhancing psychosocial development
  • Higher education
  • Inquiry methods
  • International education policy
  • K-12 educational systems
  • Languages and cultures
  • Literacy development
  • Literacy in context
  • Mathematics and science education
  • Professional development
  • School-family-community partnerships
  • Technology
  • Psychology of education, schooling, and learning