College of Education

College of Education

  • More than ever before, our world requires courageous, skilled leaders who reflect the diversity of our society and are able to spearhead systemic change and inspire future generations. At Seattle University College of Education, we offer a range of graduate educational opportunities inspired by the Jesuit intellectual tradition, engaged in the local and global community, and responsive to the needs of our students.

    Graduate Degrees  K-12 Certification

    Professional Certificates  Online Programs

    News and Events

    Save the Date: Join us for a New Academic Year Reception 

    Join Dean Deanna Iceman Sands in a warm welcome to our new and returning faculty, staff and students and a preview of what’s coming up in the 2015-16 academic year! The event will take place Tuesday, October 6 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. More details to come!

    Seattle University Celebrates TESOL's 20th Anniversary

    Please join us for the 20th Teaching English as a Second Language (TESOL) anniversary celebration. TESOL alumni are invited to bring their friends and family.

    Friday, November 6
    5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
    Casey Commons, Seattle University

    Download the invitation and agenda here

    COE Welcomes Five New Faculty

    The COE starts fall quarter by welcoming five new faculty members to its ranks. Read about them here

    Inside the 2015 Banner Magazine

    • Dirt Therapy for Veterans: COE Researchers Measure the Success of Care Farms
    • Building Global Relationships: Faculty Work in Nicaragua
    • Emeriti Professors Leave a Legacy: COE Says Goodbye to Jeremy Stringer, Kay Beisse, and Katherine Schlick Noe.
    • The Power of Giving: Six New Founder and Legacy Scholarships at the College of Education
    • Plus: College News, Alumni Notes, Faculty and Staff News, and Student New

     To read this year’s Banner, view through ISSUU Reader or download a PDF.

     Michael Silver Scholarship Fund 

     In Michael Silver's memory, his family and the SU College of Education have established the Michael Silver Scholarship in Educational Administration to honor and continue his work.

    Donations to the scholarship may be made online at this link: (in the “designation” box mark “other” and in the “comments” box write “Michael Silver Scholarship in Educational Administration.) If you prefer to make a gift by mail, please send your gift to: SU College of Education, Michael Silver Scholarship Fund, Attention Peggy Fine, Director of Development, 500 Loyola Hall, P.O. Box 222000, Seattle WA 98122-1090. 

  • Careers

    The College of Education is hiring! For careers in the COE, click here.