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The University of Georgia College of Education (COE) is one of fifteen colleges and schools within the University of Georgia (UGA) in Athens, Georgia, United States.

The COE comprises the schools of Health and Human Performance, Leadership and Lifelong Learning, Professional Studies, and Teacher Education.

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History

The COE was founded in 1908 by the University Board of Trustees and Chancellor David Barrow as the Peabody College of Education. Its original head was Professor Thomas J. Woofter who had served on the UGA faculty as the Chair of Philosophy and Education since 1903. The school's first building was George Peabody Hall on UGA's North Campus.

In the fall of 1918, the school was the first at UGA to admit women as full-time students.

Departments

The following departments are part of the COE:

  • Communication Sciences and Special Education
  • Counseling and Human Development Services
  • Educational Psychology and Instructional Technology
  • Elementary and Social Studies Education
  • Kinesiology
  • Language and Literacy Education
  • Lifelong Education, Administration and Policy
  • Mathematics and Science Education
  • Workforce Education, Leadership and Social Foundations.

Degrees offered

The COE offers 17 undergraduate majors and almost three dozen graduate programs.

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Undergraduate

The following undergraduate degrees are offered by the COE:

Graduate degrees

The following graduate degrees are offered by the COE:

References



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