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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

Master of Education program ranked one of best in state

Louisiana Tech University’s Master of Education in Educational Leadership program was named among the best in Louisiana by the TFE Times.   The TFE Times used GRE scores, starting salaries, undergraduate GPA, acceptance rate, and employment...

Professors make presentation at ULS conference

Dr. Jean Chen and Lacey Deal presented “Exposing Students to Diverse Backgrounds through Education and Physical Activities” at the University of Louisiana System's Second Annual For Our Future Conference on UL-Lafayette campus. The For Our...

Tech gears up for annual summer camp

For more than a decade, Louisiana Tech University’s Science and Technology Education Center (SciTEC) in the College of Education, has hosted thousands of Louisiana students in GEAR UP camps, academic learning experiences focused on...

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