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2014 Rankings of graduate programs in the College of Education

Penn State's College of Education and its graduate programs continue to earn high rankings, as shown in the latest national rankings of graduate programs released by US News & World Report.

Ten of the College's graduate programs appear at least in the top 20 of their respective program rankings, with five programs in the top 10.

The College is now ranked 33rd in the nation among 278 graduate programs of education identified by U.S. News & World Report.

The programs are ranked this year as follows:

  • Technical Teacher Education (Workforce Education) — 1
  • Higher Education Administration — 3
  • Rehabilitation Counseling — 4
  • Administration/Supervision (Ed Leadership) — 7
  • Education Policy — 9
  • Student Counseling/Personnel Services — 11
  • Secondary Education — 11
  • Educational Psychology — 12
  • Elementary Education — 13
  • Special Education — 16

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The Penn State College of Education serves approximately 2,800 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students each year. The College prepares administrators, counselors, psychologists and researchers, as well as P-12 teachers in 21 different specialty areas. U.S. News & World Report ranks ten of the College's graduate programs in the top 20 of their respective program rankings, with five programs in the top 10. The College is known nationally for its education research and outreach, housing such centers as the Center for the Study of Higher Education, the Center for Science and the Schools, and the Mid-Atlantic Center for Mathematics Teaching and Learning.

For more information on Penn State's College of Education, contact EdRelations@psu.edu, call 814-863-2216, or visit www.ed.psu.edu.