Academic and Student Affairs
Office of the Hannah Chair
Operations and Finance
Support Services & Engagement
Department of Counseling, Educational Psychology & Special Education (CEPSE)
Department of Educational Administration
Higher, Adult, and Lifelong Education (HALE) Programs
For information on the Center for Higher and Adult Education, see Offices, Centers and Institutes.
K-12 Administration Programs
Education Policy Program
For information on the Education Policy Innovation Collaborative (EPIC), see Offices, Centers and Institutes.
Department of Kinesiology
For information on the Center for Physical Activity and Health or the Institute for the Study of Youth Sports, see Offices, Centers and Institutes.
Director: Rajiv Ranganathan
Contact: (517) 353-6491
Director: Florian Kagerer
Contact: (517) 432-9907
Physical Activity Laboratory (PAL)
Director: Karin Pfeiffer
Contact: (517) 353-5222
Director: Mei-Hua Lee
Contact: (517) 353-5395
Department of Teacher Education
For information on the Office of K-12 Outreach, see Offices, Centers and Institutes.
Teacher Preparation Programs
College-Wide and University Programs
Master of Arts in Education (All College)
Mathematics Education Ph.D. program (College of Natural Sciences)
Offices, Centers, Institutes
Center for Higher & Adult Education
The Center for Higher and Adult Education emphasizes the importance of policy and international work in postsecondary education for the 21st century.
Center for Physical Activity and Health (CPAH)
The Center for Physical Activity and Health (CPAH), a collaboration of the MSU Departments of Kinesiology and Epidemiology, is focused on studying the effect of physical activity on human health and well-being throughout the lifespan.
Center for the Study of Curriculum Policy
The Center for the Study of Curriculum Policy at Michigan State University focuses on research related to curricular issues in K-12 schooling, assessment theory and the effects of curriculum on academic achievement.
Confucius Institute at Michigan State University
The Confucius Institute at MSU aims to address the ever-increasing demand for Chinese language and culture education in the U.S. through innovative uses of technology.
CREATE for STEM
CREATE for STEM is a Michigan State University sponsored research institute with a broad mandate for Collaborative Research in Education, Assessment and Teaching Environments for the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics.
Director: Joseph Krajcik
DOCTRID Research Institute
Michigan State University is home to an international coalition of scholars and universities committed to improving the quality of life for individuals with autism and intellectual disabilities through research and technology. DOCTRID is a partnership between MSU’s rehabilitation counseling programs, the Daughters of Charity Service in Ireland and 20 universities across Ireland, the U.K. and the U.S.
Education Policy Innovation Collaborative (EPIC)
Policy change often most affects the poor, racial and ethnic minorities, those learning English, or children with special academic needs. EPIC ensures that research highlights the effects of change on every population.
Equity Outreach Initiatives
Equity Outreach Initiatives at Michigan State University aims to increase individuals’ and organizations’ capacity to implement equitable policies, procedures and classroom and organizational practices for meeting the academic and social needs of a diverse PreK-21 student body and workforce.
Office of Research Administration
The Office of Research Administration is an umbrella organization designed to promote, encourage and enhance research throughout the College of Education.
Institute for the Study of Youth Sports (ISYS)
The Institute for the Study of Youth Sports has been a respected leader in coaching education and research on youth sports for 40 years. By disseminating findings on key issues to parents, coaches and sports leaders, ISYS helps maximize the benefits of sport and physical activity participation.
Offce of K-12 Outreach
MSU’s Office of K-12 Outreach provides direct support to educators in Michigan and nationally.
Office of International Studies in Education
The mission of the Office of International Studies in Education (OISE) is to promote understanding of K-12 and post-secondary institutions, policies, practices and cultures in diverse educational contexts around the globe.
Undergraduate Student Affairs / Advising Office
The College of Education Student Affairs Office is your center for curriculum and academic planning. Advisors are knowledgeable about university regulations, degree requirements, student resources and teacher certification program requirements.