College of Education

The PSU College of Education (COE), located in downtown Portland, is recognized as the largest, most innovative, and most diverse school of education in Oregon. Our professional staff and faculty foster equity, diversity, and inclusion in our four departments: Counselor Education, Curriculum and Instruction, Educational Leadership and Policy, and Special Education. Our departments offer experiences for new and returning academics, as well as professionals seeking to expand their professional skills. We offer undergraduate opportunities, master’s degrees, a multidisciplinary doctoral degree, licensing programs, graduate certificates, and training programs.

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Graduate Teacher Education Program

Get ready to lead a class of students with creative, engaging teaching tools and techniques. You will feel confident making strong decisions when it matters most, and you will move leading-edge educational practices forward. Become a teacher who helps each student succeed on their unique terms.

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Community Counseling Clinic

The PSU Community Counseling Clinic provides low-cost individual, relationship, and family counseling, including services for children and adolescents. Sessions are by appointment only, on both day and evening schedules. Our counselors are practicum students and interns supervised by licensed faculty.

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Job Board

Looking for an education job in the Portland community? Check out our Job Board!


COE Blog

Check out what our amazing faculty and students have accomplished!