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Faculty who will guide you to your next big breakthrough. Experiences that put you in professionals' shoes. Opportunities to explore your career path in communities nearby and around the world.

Welcome to the University of Georgia College of Education.

We have a passion and commitment to improve the world around us. As one of the largest public colleges of education in the country, we feel it is our mission to empower the next generation of leaders in education, counseling, health and well-being, and movement sciences. We do this through immersive experiences where our students learn by doing, and our faculty encourage exploration, community engagement, and pushing boundaries.

Explore our range of degree programs and non-degree programs, our research labs, and the experiences offered to students. Or, schedule a tour through our Office of Student Services! We look forward to meeting you and helping you create change in your world.

Our Campuses

Connect with us in-person or online. Our Athens campus offers a full range of classes as part of the full- or part-time student experience. Classes take place in Aderhold Hall, River's Crossing, and the Ramsey Student Center. We also offer degree programs, hybrid in-person/online courses and professional development opportunities at UGA campuses in Gwinnett and Griffin.

Our Gwinnett Campus offers graduate degrees in adult education, counseling, educational administration and policy, human resources and organizational development, educational leadership, and learning, design, and technology.

Our Griffin Campus offers an undergraduate degree in special education and graduate degrees in mathematics education, student affairs leadership, and workforce education.

Can't make it in person? We are UGA's leader in online education—we offer dozens of degrees, certificates, and endorsements through UGA's Office of Online Learning to fit your schedule.

Our Leadership

Dean

Denise SpanglerDenise A. Spangler is dean of the College of Education, Bebe Aderhold Professor in Early Childhood Education, and professor of mathematics education in the Department of Mathematics and Science Education.

Administration



Download a guide to learn about the resources and services offered by College leadership.

Department Leadership

Each of our nine academic departments is led by a department head who excels in their area of expertise.

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A Commitment to the Future

At the UGA College of Education, our students see their futures through hands-on experience in labs and classrooms. Browse our research areas to find a project that sparks your passion, or learn about experiential learning opportunities that are unique to our programs.

A Commitment to Each Other

Beyond schools, labs, gyms, and clinics, we know that change for the better comes one individual at a time. Our faculty, staff and students share a deep sense of duty and dedication to improve human lives, and our academic programs reflect this commitment.

A Commitment to a Better World

We believe strongly in the power of community connections. That is why all of our programs have roots in outreach efforts that connect research and theory to real-world change. Learn more about the ways the College works with partners locally, across the state, and beyond.

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For the Media

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Jen Williams
Senior communications director
706-542-1637
Email: jenw@uga.edu

Kristen Morales
Communications manager
706-542-4693
Email: kmorales@uga.edu

Kathryn Kao
Content strategist
706-542-9450
Email: kathk1@uga.edu