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The College of Education (COE) offers 7 undergraduate teacher certification programs in addition to several secondary certification options. It has long had a proud tradition of serving as one of Alabama’s leading teacher education colleges.

Athens State’s mission, preparing teacher candidates to become reflective practitioners who are knowledgeable and collaborative professionals, ensures that we maintain focus on the importance of providing quality programs that meet the educational needs of ever-changing student populations. In accordance with our mission, continual assessment-based improvements are being made. Our goal is to provide rigorous yet flexible programs for students that encourage wider skillsets with multiple credentials.

Dr. Lee Vartanian

Lee Vartanian

Interim Provost & Vice President for Academic Affairs

Degree Offerings to Engage the Next Generation of Learners

Find your passion and create your career

  • 13 Bachelor's Degree Programs Available
  • 7 Secondary Education Licensure/Certifications Available
  • 9 Minors Available
  • 1 Online Graduate Program Available
  • 6 Certificate Programs Available

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