The College of Education offers the Bachelor's degree in eight programs, all of which, in conjunction with courses available from other B-CU Schools (Business; Liberal Arts; and Science, Engineering, and Math), lead to teacher certification in the state of Florida.

“The mission of Bethune-Cookman University is to develop global leaders committed to service, life-long learning, and diversity by providing a faith-based environment of academic excellence and transformative experiences.“

The School of Education Mission

The School of Education develops reflective practitioners who are caring, committed, and competent scholars in a faith-based, student-centered environment where they learn pedagogical skills and knowledge to advocate for educational causes as educational justice leaders.

The School of Education Vision

The School of Education at Bethune-Cookman University envisions the Teacher Education Program as an exceptional model in the preparation of highly effective global educational justice leaders committed to serving all learners in a world of rapid change and increasing diversity. 

The School of Education Goals

The goals of the College of Education are to produce graduates who are:

  • Caring, committed, and competent teachers for K-12 schools.
  • Competent in applying instructional strategies learned in multiple and varied field and clinical experiences.
  • Able to use research techniques and apply instructional technology in classroom settings.
  • Able to teach effectively in classrooms with students from diverse backgrounds and experiences.
  • Prepared for successful entrance into graduate studies in education.