School of Education at a Glance

By the Numbers

  • 6 Doctoral programs
  • 42 Masterís & graduate certificate programs
  • 4 Nationally ranked academic departments with nationally and internationally renowned faculty
  • 1,285 Graduate students in degree programs
  • 1,553 Undergraduate students take education classes
  • 737 Undergraduates in the education minor
  • 65 Full-time faculty
  • 64 Part-time faculty
  • 7 Million dollars ($) in external funding
  • 3 Distinguished Professors (Applebee, Langer, Levy)

Online Degrees and Programs

Research and Outreach Centers

  • Albany Institute for Research in Education
  • Capital Area School Development Association
  • Capital Region Science Education Partnership
  • Center for Urban Youth and Technology (STEP)
  • Center on English Learning and Achievement
  • Child Research and Study Center
  • Pathways Into Education (PIE) Center
  • Regional Adult Education Network

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