College of Professional Education

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Interim Dean: Jerry E. Whitworth, Professor
Associate Dean: Peggy Malone, Associate Professor
Location: SH 202
Phone: 940-898-2202
Fax: 940-898-2209

Programs in the College of Professional Education are designed to place knowledge in service to society. Four components comprise the College: the Department of Family Sciences, the Department of Reading, the Department of Teacher Education, and the School of Library and Information Studies.

The College of Professional Education provides graduate programs leading to the Master of Arts, Master of Arts in Teaching, Master of Education, Master of Library Science, Master of Science, Doctor of Education, and Doctor of Philosophy degrees. Specific degree and program information can be found under departmental listings and on the College of Professional Education website . Programs in the College of Professional Education are accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification.

Programs in the College of Professional Education are housed in the Human Development Building (HDB), the Multipurpose Classroom Laboratory Building (MCL), and Stoddard Hall (SH). A special facility housed in the Mary Evelyn Blagg Huey Library is the Teaching Materials Center. The center offers student access to State- adopted textbooks, curriculum guides, and other materials used in public schools in Texas. The Counseling and Family Therapy Clinic housed in HDB provides opportunities for research and practice in family sciences.