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Welcome to the Louisiana Tech College of Education

The College of Education features nationally recognized faculty and undergraduate and graduate programs in kinesiology, psychology, and teacher and leader preparation. 

Our Vision: to be recognized as an inclusive learning community renowned for fostering competent, ethical, and caring professionals who contribute significantly to a diverse and dynamic world through research, development, and application. 

Our Mission: to provide high-quality educational experiences for students across the lifespan, to enhance and extend knowledge bases through research and other scholarly activities, and to serve the community through collaborative endeavors.

Academic Programs

Curriculum, Instruction, and Leadership

The mission of the College traces back to the origins of Louisiana Tech in 1894, where the preparation of teachers was a mission of the institution.


The Department of Kinesiology prepares students to promote health and wellness in their careers and lifestyles. The department’s multidisciplinary approach includes exercise science, health education, and professional practice.

Psychology and Behavioral Sciences

The Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences features a nationally ranked doctoral program as well as a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology and master’s degrees in counseling, human services, and industrial and organizational psychology.

Academic Programs

Student feature

Caitlin Randle

Senior – Counseling Psychology

Faculty feature

Dr. Jeff Walczyk

Mary Robbin Dorsett Endowed Professor – Psychology

Alumni feature

Dr. Cole Napper

BA, Psychology, ’09 – people analytics and workforce management, Texas Instruments

 Future Students

Ready to join the College of Education? If you are looking for a degree in education, kinesiology, or psychology, we have a degree program for you.


The future is bright in the College of Education. In a time where most universities are slashing programs and enrollment is falling, Louisiana Tech is growing and the College of Education is growing along with it.

Latest News

Clinical Residency and Recruitment Center hosts TEAM mid-year recruitment event

The Clinical Residency and Recruitment Center (CRRC) in Louisiana Tech's College of Education hosted its inaugural TEAM (Teachers Educators and Mentors) mid-year recruitment event Jan. 10. The event provided junior education majors who will...

Louisiana Tech to serve as state’s only site for 2019 STEM apprenticeship program

The Research & Engineering Apprenticeship Program (REAP) is a science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) summer program that allows high school students to enjoy a research apprenticeship in a STEM field at area colleges and...

UTeach program connects students with career opportunities

UTeach, a program designed to overcome the nationwide shortage of over one million STEM teachers, has become a national leader in connecting Science, Math, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) majors to teaching careers.   UTeach was...

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