College of Education
Preparing Educators for 21st Century Learners
Few professions are as critical to a healthy society as teaching, counseling, and leadership.
The College of Education at Winona State University offers high-quality, cutting-edge undergraduate and graduate programs that lead the way in research-informed best practices.
Our programs are fully accredited by external professional agencies and are thoughtfully crafted by our experienced faculty. You’ll also have a wide range of hands-on learning opportunities earlier in your education than you would elsewhere.
We're proud that our teacher candidates and graduate students complete our programs feeling prepared, confident, and excited for a rewarding career.
If you’re looking for an education that will help you create the future and improve our world at the same time, you’ve found it!
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Alumni Reopen School
WSU alumni Megan ‘06, Tony ‘16, and Anna ‘17 reopened a local elementary school for kids in the rural Rollingstone area and are making a difference with their degrees.
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Childhood Dream Come True
Alum Alex Tracy '21 wanted to turn his childhood dream of becoming a Social Studies teacher into a real-life career. Learn how his experiences at WSU guided him along the way.