Judy A. Abbott, dean
Stacy Hendricks, associate dean, faculty and student services
Christina Sinclair, associate dean, assessment and accountability
McKibben Education Building, Room 213
Phone: (936) 468-1410
Fax: (936) 468-1475
Graduate programs are designed to assist professionals who wish to prepare for new professional roles or to complement and supplement their present roles. For the teacher, graduate programs provide further preparation in areas of specialization. For a person choosing to prepare for a professional service position such as administrator, counselor or educational diagnostician, the program provides an entire graduate degree program. Master’s degrees and graduate study also are available in kinesiology, human sciences and human services.
The master’s degree is available with or without a thesis, requiring either 30 or 36 semester hours of coursework.
Two doctoral programs are offered in the College of Education. The doctoral program in educational leadership is available in the Department of Secondary Education and Educational Leadership . The program is delivered to cohorts of students with a new cohort of students beginning each summer. The doctoral program in school psychology is available in the Department of Human Services . The program is delivered to cohorts of students with a new cohort beginning each fall.
State Accountability System For Educator Preparation
All Stephen F. Austin State University educator preparation programs continue to be accredited by the state. The overall initial pass rate for individuals completing a certification program during the latest reporting period was 99 percent with each of the six demographic groups’ pass rates at 98 percent or higher.
National Report Card - Title II
Ninety-nine percent of Stephen F. Austin State University students seeking initial teacher certification during the latest reporting period passed all state-required assessments in basic skills, professional knowledge/pedagogy, academic content area, and teaching special populations.