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Welcome from the Dean

These are exciting times in the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences and we welcome you to become involved in the numerous opportunities and experiences provided by our faculty and staff. With a mission of “Empowering individuals to lead and serve our dynamic world,” we as members of the faculty and staff encourage students to become engaged in a variety of real world experiences in the classroom, in our local community, and across the globe. We live in an environment characterized by diversity. The knowledge gained and skills acquired in a variety of settings, including study abroad opportunities, will prepare you to positively impact those with whom you work. For both undergraduate and graduate students, the international experience is life changing. Faculty members and staff, along with students, are available to serve as mentors and value the relationships that develop during a student’s college experience at WKU.

I invite you to view the various websites across the college to gain an understanding of the numerous opportunities provided through our majors, organizations, and activities. Your success is important to us and we look forward to helping you achieve your career and educational goals.

Best Wishes.

Academic Units

The College of Education and Behavioral Sciences at WKU offers degree tracks in Counseling and Student Affairs, Educational Administration Leadership and Research, Military Science, Psychology, and Education.

 

 

CSA

Counseling and Student Affairs

The mission of the Department of Counseling and Student Affairs is to provide graduate education, conduct research, and offer service in the fields of Marriage, Couple, and Family Counseling, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, School Counseling, and Student Affairs.

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EALR

Educational Administration, Leadership, and Research

The Department of Educational Administration, Leadership, and Research (EALR) offers graduate courses and programs that prepare students to become effective leaders in various educational venues, including both P-12 administrative and higher education settings.

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EDD

Educational Leadership Doctoral Program

The EDD program houses over 100 students who are pursuing skills and credentials to become the next generation of leaders in various education-based organizational settings.  Our unique course offerings support the busy lifestyles of our students.

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ROTC

Military Science and Leadership

Welcome to the HILLTOPPER Army ROTC home page! For the last 70 years Army ROTC at Western Kentucky University has transformed hundreds of students into Army, local and national leaders.

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PSY

Psychology

Do you have an interest in helping people? Do you wonder why people, including you, choose to behave in certain ways? Would you like to have flexibility in designing your degree? Then one of Psychology's programs may be for you.

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STE

School of Teacher Education

The School of Teacher Education prepares students to serve as reflective decision makers in instructional settings for diverse learners. The professional education unit is a community of learners committed to life-long learning in their own lives, as well as fostering a spirit of inquiry in the lives of others.

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Events

Professional Mental Health Workshop: Suicide Assessment, Treatment and Managemen

  • Location: Knicely Center, Bolwing Green KY
  • Time: 8:30am
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p12

Kentucky P-12 Educator Tuition Discount

In recognition of the importance of Kentucky’s teachers and other certified school personnel in helping to ensure that our high school graduates are college and career ready, WKU provides a significantly reduced tuition to help these personnel enhance their areas of expertise. 

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 Last Modified 7/2/18