Chicago State University

Welcome! Message from the Dean

Celebrating 150 Years!

Welcome to the College of Education at Chicago State University and thank you for your interest in our programs.  Chicago State University has deep historical roots in public higher education in Illinois.   Since 1867, the College of Education has been responsible for providing initial and advanced credentialing in education.  We offer a variety of programs at the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral levels.

Our Conceptual Framework provides a shared vision, mission, philosophy, purpose, goals and standards for preparing educators to work in P-12 schools. Our faculty, staff and administration are committed to our students and are deeply invested in their personal and professional growth.  Faculty are recognized for their contributions to research, policy and practice.  The faculty and staff provide personalized attention, mentoring and exceptional service. As a student you will experience a learning community guided by dedicated faculty who are scholars and leaders in their respective fields.  

Thank you for your interest in education as a profession and in the College of Education at Chicago State University. I encourage you to visit our picturesque urban campus, meet the faculty and staff and explore the program options in the College of Education.   Come be a part of our legacy at CSU! 

 We Prepare All Candidates To Support Student Learning.