College of Education

We create Florida’s best-prepared educators by placing a strong emphasis on learning by doing and teaching by example so you have the solid foundation you need to begin your new career immediately upon graduation.

Cecelia MoralesCecelia Morales

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Cecelia realized that her true love was working with kids and being in schools. She switched directions and never looked back.

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" I had great professors throughout my time at FGCU. And so many teachable moments. "

Kevin MarrowKevin Marrow

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Kevin came to FGCU for one purpose, but is leaving it with so much more.

See how student teachers learn in the field

" I owe a lot of my confidence to FGCU and the College of Education. I’m blown away by how much they prepare us. "

Amanda RoseAmanda Rose

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Amanda came to FGCU to grow her career. During her time here she has co-authored scholarly journal publications, and presented research at international education conferences.

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" FGCU offers the benefits of a traditional doctoral program, while allowing me to continue growth in my career."

Benefit from rigorous programs designed for student success


Programs

As the region's only comprehensive university, FGCU's College of Education (COE) prepares graduates for a wide range of careers from traditional Pre K-20 education to museum programs, programs for children with special needs, instructional design, educational media, e-Learning. In addition to coursework and field experience, students will engage in research and leadership development activities.

PROGRAMS

Undergraduate Programs

Immerse yourself in the kind of individualized curriculum and extensive hands-on learning that virtually guarantees our pre-K to 12 teacher candidates will find a job in their specialization upon graduation.

UNDERGRADUATE

Graduate Programs

Take your career to the next level through comprehensive programs that deliver the consultative, supervisory and multidisciplinary skills leaders need. Designed for working professionals.

GRADUATE

Certificate Programs

Learn more about our Certificate Programs, designed for those not seeking a masters' degree but wanting to further their knowledge.

CERTIFICATE

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Graduate

Certificate


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FGCU takes students beyond theory to the hands-on practice of education. Watch this video for an overview.

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FGCU takes students beyond theory to the hands-on practice of education. Watch this video for an overview.

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Meet professors passionate about making a difference.

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I evaluate my effectiveness as a teacher by the relationships I forge with my students.”

Dr. Mark Simpson

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We have to be the social change agent that we want our students to be.”

Dr. Jackie Greene

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At FGCU, you are not a number. People actually know folks by name.”

Dr. Cecil Carter

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Undergraduate, master's, doctoral and certificate programs

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Graduate employment rate for Pre-K to 12 teachers

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Student-to-faculty ratio resulting in more personalized learning experiences

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ADMISSIONS

Learn more about the process, requirements, how to apply and how you can get started on pursuing your degree in education today.

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ADVISING

Discuss the possibilities, ask a question, make an appointment, meet with an advisor and make sure you are on the right path to your future.

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We’re here to answer your questions.

College of Education

Merwin Hall
10501 FGCU Blvd. S.
Fort Myers, FL 33965

239-590-7800

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