College of Education and Professional Studies

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Did You Know?

UCO and the College of Education and Professional Studies has one of only six academic programs for the preparation of athletic trainers that have obtained full accreditation through the Council for the Accreditation of Athletic Training Education, the gold standard of accreditations for this field. Our program is the only graduate level (master's degree) program of its type in the state.


Curriculum and Instruction

The Department of Curriculum and Instruction offers programs of study leading to the Bachelor of Science degree in Early Childhood Education and Elementary Education. These programs provide high quality preparation for the teaching profession and are recognized for their excellence in the state and southwestern region. Graduate programs leading to the M.Ed. Early Childhood Education or M.Ed. Elementary Education are also available. The Bilingual Education/Teaching English as a Second Language graduate, credential program provides the student an opportunity to complete a state-approved course of study in this area while completing any teacher certification program. The programs provide many opportunities for professional scholarly/creative accomplishments, classroom clinical teaching experiences, and global learning activities such as study tours and international practicums.

                                                                        
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction consists of twelve full-time faculty members. Faculty members in the department are experienced classroom teachers who continue to engage with teachers and students in school classrooms. All programs are nationally recognized by the respective Specialized Professional Associations through the NCATE accreditation process. 

2014-2015 Tuition Waiver Scholarship Application

Admission Information:

Programs

Certification Preparation Programs

Teacher Education Licensure/Certification

Initial Oklahoma Licensure

Credential Program

  • Bilingual/Multicultural Education
  • English as a Second Language

Teacher certification is attainable upon completion of requirements and passage of certification exams for each program. The Bilingual/Multicultural and English as a Second Language credentials are acquired by eligible certified teachers upon completion of required coursework and recommendation by the University.

Professional Organizations

Contact Information

Department of Curriculum and Instruction
College of Education & Professional Studies
University of Central Oklahoma
100 N University Dr
Edmond, OK 73034-5209

Department Telephone: (405) 974-5721
Department Fax: (405) 974-3858

Dr. Paulette Shreck, Department Chair
Gabrielle Reyes, Department Administrative Assistant