Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Make a Lasting Impact
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction strives to prepare and support effective professional educators who can meet their students' diverse academic, social, and personal needs.
Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Become a Leader
The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies prepares students to be relational, ethical, and global leaders. During their time in the program, they are armed with the knowledge and skills they will need to make a positive contribution in the workplace, in the communities in which they live, and throughout the world.
Department of Kinesiology
A Place for Healing
The Department of Kinesiology offers a variety of degree plans in human movement. Whether you want to teach in the K-12 setting; pursue a career in personal fitness training, strength and conditioning, or cardiac rehab; or specialize in musculoskeletal injuries and common illnesses, there’s an option for you.
Center for Bilingual and ESL Education
Help Open Communication Barriers
Responding to the growing number of English language learners, the center strives to increase the number of bilingual and ESL teachers in Texas. It prepares teachers to work with linguistically diverse student populations and provides technical support to school districts.
Center for Social Studies Education
Promote Crucial Learning
Social studies education is critical to promoting informed democratic citizenship and global understanding. The Center serves a critical need in the state of Texas, nationally, and internationally to advance such education, teacher training, and research.
Southwest Center for Mind, Brain, and Education
Explore New Horizons
Imagine being part of something that can change the face of education as we know it. We are attempting to do that by searching for educational solutions in the neurosciences. The center is interested in how advances in neuroscience, genetics, and cognitive science can inform educational practice and leadership.
Center for Healthy Living and Longevity
Improve Our Quality of Life
Faculty from a variety of disciplines collaborate to improve health throughout the lifespan. Initiatives focus on keeping seniors active, decreasing sedentary-related diseases (like diabetes and osteoporosis), and the assessment and management of concussions.
The Center for K-16 Education Policy and Research
The Center for K-16 Education Policy and Research, founded in the Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies, is dedicated to producing and disseminating cutting-edge research on K-16 education to inform education policy and practice.