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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

CenturyLink, Celeno collaborate with SciTEC to provide innovative education solutions

Partnerships enrich every corner of Louisiana Tech University, including the Science and Technology Education Center (SciTEC), which recently partnered with CenturyLink and Celeno to bring technology to the classroom in innovative and...

College of Education to host Power of Data workshop

Area educators will have the opportunity to enhance their classroom teaching with the application of geospatial inquiry – mapping data that helps answer a scientific question – during the third annual Power of Data (POD) workshop July 15 -19...

Class of ’18 grad to teach abroad for a year

Sarah Katz grew up dreaming of studying abroad. She’s missed that chance so far, but because of the Masa Israel Teaching Fellows program, she’ll be teaching abroad instead. Katz, a Louisiana Tech graduate as a Secondary Education Social...

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