IUP’s College of Education and Communications enjoys a strong reputation for providing leading-edge development and growth opportunities for students and professionals in education and allied fields as well as in the growing field of communications
Students obtain bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees that allow them to pursue careers in a diverse range of fields, including the following:
In addition, the Department of Developmental Studies provides support for undergraduate students to succeed and excel in their chosen majors, and they help
students design tailored associate’s and bachelor’s degrees in general studies.
Regardless of the program students choose, the college enables them to acquire theoretical, practical, and technological knowledge and skills required to become outstanding professionals. Faculty members are teacher-scholars who are dedicated to excellence
in the classroom and continued research in their fields of study.
The College of Education and Communications majors all receive extensive experiential learning opportunities. Undergraduate educator preparation majors receive early field experiences prior to student teaching, and the Educator Preparation Office collaborates
with school districts to develop Professional Development School and other partnerships.
Speech-language pathology and audiology majors experience simulated learning in conjunction with students in other majors on campus (e.g., nursing, food and nutrition) and they obtain clinical hours with actual patients in on-campus and off-campus clinics.
Communications media majors can choose from a number of curriculum tracks and have access to the campus radio station and television station as well as labs for graphics and multimedia, digital photography, and audio production.
The college supports six
centers and clinics that provide service to the community and offer supervised training venues for our students. Our faculty members are teacher-scholars
who are dedicated to excellence in the classroom and continued research in their fields of study.
In spring 2017, the third group of International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) fellows, hosted by the College of Education
and Communications and the Office of International Education, begin their program.
The College of Education and Communications Educator Preparation Programs at Indiana University of Pennsylvania are hosting an accreditation visit by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) on November 4–6, 2018. Interested parties
are invited to submit third-party comments to the site team. Please note that comments must address substantive matters related to the quality of professional education programs offered, and should specify the party’s relationship to the provider
(i.e., graduate, present or former faculty member, employer of graduates).
Visit our CAEP Annual Reporting Measures for additional information about our programs.
We invite you to submit written testimony to:
CAEP1140 19th Street NW, Suite 400Washington, DC 20036Or by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Such comments must be within the specified period and based on the core tenets of CAEP accreditation standards of excellence, which recognize that:
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