School Overview

We are a professional school with a social mission to create and apply knowledge informed by research on human development, educational policy, teaching and information science. Students are involved in dynamic, collaborative and transformative research that positively impacts our local, national and global communities. We transform society through education.

Founded: 1931

Dean: Suzanne Rosenblith (appointed in 2017)

Faculty: 78

Departments: 4


  • Doctoral Degree Programs: 10
  • Master's Degree Programs: 50
  • Combined Degree Programs: 19
  • Certificates of Advanced Study: 13
  • Advanced Certificate Programs: 10
  • Administrative Certificate Programs: 1
  • Undergraduate Minor Programs: 4

Program Accreditations: 8

  • Counseling psychology/school psychology - American Psychological Association
  • Information and library science - American Library Association
  • Leadership initiative for tomorrow's schools (LIFTS) – Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation
  • Mental health counseling - Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council
  • Rehabilitation counseling - Council for Accreditation of Counseling & Related Educational Programs
  • School librarianship - American Library Association
  • School psychology - National Association of School Psychologists
  • Teacher education - Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation

Alumni: 20,000 and growing