About College of Education and Professional Studies

FVSU’s College of Education and Professional Studies produces highly competent teachers and counselors who are making a difference in the lives of students all over the nation, especially in Georgia. Ninety percent of our candidates have found teaching positions and will be gainfully employed in their educational majors within one month of graduating.

The College of Education is committed to the preparation of “proficient educators” who are competent in content, pedagogy, and technology, as well as educators who possess a caring disposition while understanding and appreciating diversity. This commitment is implemented through our partnerships with the Colleges of Arts and Sciences,  Agriculture and our partnership public schools.

The following are the standards of a Proficient Educator and the core of our teacher preparation program:

  • The Proficient Educator demonstrates competence in content knowledge;
  • The Proficient Educator uses effective pedagogical skills;
  • The Proficient Educator uses technology appropriately to enhance learning;
  • The Proficient Educator evidences a caring disposition; and
  • The Proficient Educator has an understanding of and appreciation for diversity

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Meet the Dean

Dr. Beth Day-Hairston became the new dean of the School of Education and Professional Studies in January 2021.

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Mission, Vision, and Philosophy

Learn about the values that guide the curriculum, internships, clubs, and programming in the College of Education.

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Bachelor’s Degree Programs

Earn bachelor’s degrees in middle grades, health and physical, or early childhood/special education.

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Graduate Programs

Earn a graduate degree in middle grades education or school counselor education (Master of Science or Education Specialist).

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Military Science Academic Department

FVSU hosts the only Army ROTC program headquartered at a Georgia HBCU.

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Spring 2022 College of Education and Professional Studies Newsletter

Learn about the latest news and updates for the College of Education and Professional Studies

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