The College of Education (COE) at Oklahoma State University is fully committed to improving the lives of children, adolescents, adults, families and communities as an integral part of the land-grant mission.
The College of Education prepares and develops professionals who facilitate life-long learning and enrich quality of life for individuals in diverse settings. The College excels in the generation of knowledge in our professional areas and advances professional development through teaching, research and outreach.
The College enrolls nearly 3,000 students, approximately 2,000 undergraduates and 1,000 at the graduate level, and has 99 tenure-track faculty members. The college’s graduate programs are ranked among the top 75 of Best Education Schools in the country by U.S. News. Courses and degree programs are offered on the main Stillwater campus, the Tulsa campus and the Oklahoma City campus. The College is comprised of three schools — The School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology, the School of Teaching and Curriculum Leadership and the School of Educational Studies.
Areas of Impact
When you support the College of Education, you help shape the future for Oklahoma State University. Below are a few of the many funds that continue to ensure our bright orange future!
Oklahoma State University is redefining and reimagining the land-grant mandates of openness, accessibility and service for the 21st century. When you make a gift to the College of Education, you are making an impact that spans across all disciplines, departments and colleges. Below are just a few of the funds that are helping to create a bright orange future for our students and faculty.
- COE Dean’s Excellence Fund 25-86100
- COE Associates Graduate Scholarship in Teaching 25-89250
- COE General Scholarship Fund 25-74300
Schools and Departments
School of Applied Health & Educational Psychology
School of Teaching & Curriculum Leadership
School of Educational Studies
Meet the Dean
Dean John Romans
John S.C. Romans became Dean of the College of Education in April 2016. Romans has been on the OSU faculty since 1990 and has extensive administrative experience within the College of Education. Romans also serves as OSU’s Director of Professional Education and as Professor in the School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology.
Prior to his appointment as dean, Romans was Interim Associate Dean for Academic Affairs and Administrative Support. He has also served as Interim Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, Outreach and Research and as the Head of the School of Applied Health and Educational Psychology with additional experience as counseling area coordinator, associate school head and associate dean.
Romans holds a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Kansas, a master’s degree in counseling from the University of Iowa and a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Iowa State University.
To learn more about giving opportunities within the College of Education, contact Denise Unruh.