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College of Education

It makes sense that an educational institution would take pride in producing teachers to carry on its tradition of excellence, but here at UM it’s more than just a point of pride—it’s one of our calling cards. We’ve built a reputation throughout the Southeast for producing highly qualified teachers, leaders, counselors and other professionals. Simply put, our graduates get jobs. That should come as no surprise considering the accreditation efforts, curricular initiatives, scholarships and faculty resources that UM dedicates to our education programs.

Why UM for Education?

  • The College of Education’s commitment to our students’ success is unmatched, and our involvement with P-12 schools and the greater community serves as an example for other programs throughout the state. You’ll find engaging and challenging degree programs here at UM.

    • First Family & Consumer Sciences program in Alabama, and one of the first accredited FCS programs in Alabama
    • First institution to offer a free-of-charge warranty to school districts for assistance to first- or second-year teachers.
    • First Teacher Leadership degree program in Alabama.
    • Only chapter of the National Association of Multicultural Education in Alabama.
    • Only teacher certification program for teachers of hearing impaired students in Alabama.
    • CACREP accredited Counseling Programs