Education

We are excited to hear you are interested in pursuing a career in education at UNLV. In the College of Education, you can help shape future generations as an educator or a human services professional.

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Choosing a program through the College of Education will prepare you with the knowledge and tools you need to be an effective leader, whether you plan to teach in your own classroom or serve your community by helping people lead happier and healthier lives.

You Can Take Courses in Diverse Areas
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Early Childhood Education

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Elementary Education

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Secondary Education

Students give presentations in a Susan Miller's Special Education class.

Special Education

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Human Services

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With strong partnerships with the Clark County School District, charter and private schools, and organizations dedicated to helping the community, the College of Education is responsible for graduating and placing nearly half of all the education and mental/behavioral health professionals that work within the state of Nevada.

Gain Real-World Experience and Apply What You Learn By Taking Advantage of Opportunities

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Apply your coursework hands-on by working with children at local K-12 schools and at the Lynn Bennett Early Childhood Education Center (Preschool) on campus.

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Complete internships at a variety of organizations in the human services field and receive rich mentorship from seasoned professionals.
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Diversify your experience by completing your student teaching abroad.
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Join student-run organizations like Rebel Educators and build your support network while giving back to the local community.
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Learn more about how pursuing a degree through the College of Education can start you on the path to build and shape future generations.