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School of Education

  • Competence

    Competence:  In the School of Education, you’ll master your role as an educator, demonstrating excellence in the delivery of instruction, the use of technology to support learning, and the ability to meet the diverse needs of students.

Do you want to become an educator with both the competence and the character to bring hope into the lives of students? Is it your goal to become a leader in making our schools work for all children, not just some children? Graduates of the School of Education at Seattle Pacific University are among today’s most sought-after educators, expertly prepared to meet the challenges of their field and serve their communities.

Graduate Programs

Our broad range of master’s, doctoral, and certification programs prepare outstanding teachers, counselors, principals, superintendents, administrators, and other school leaders.

Undergraduate Education

Interested in seeking teacher certification as an undergraduate? You’ll benefit from a premier teacher education program, including opportunities for diverse experiences within school settings in urban Seattle.

Professional Education

SPU’s Center for Professional Education serves educators around the world. Get ProTeach support, keep your certification current, earn an endorsement, or develop an on-site partnership.

News and Resources

School of Education Scholarship Application Now Open

Undergraduate and graduate students in the School of Education are encouraged to apply for an annual scholarship offered through the School of Education. Scholarships are awarded based on financial need and commitment to the School of Education's mission.

Graduate students may apply for the Kingswood Scholarship for Christian educators or the Ethnic Diversity Scholarship.

All students apply for scholarships via one application.

Apply to Graduate!

If you are planning to graduate Winter, Spring, or Summer 2014, now is the time to apply to graduate. Please apply by March 15. Students graduating Winter, Spring, or Summer 2014 must meet this deadline as one of the qualifications to be eligible to participate in Commencement. Directions for applying to graduate may be found by following the title link.

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Martinez Fellows Scholarship

Find out if you qualify for a new fellowship for graduate students of color at Seattle Pacific’s School of Education. Two are now offered through a grant from the Martinez Foundation.

Professional Certification

Your Professional Certification

SPU offers teachers a 4-credit ProTeach Support Seminar and a 1-year Professional Certificate Program for administrators.

Share Your News!

Job change? Professional updates? Personal highlights? Where are you teaching or working now? Please let us know for the School of Education’s new alumni e-newsletter. And be sure to update your email address so you don’t miss an issue. Send us your latest news!