Message from the College of Education Dean



It is my pleasure to welcome you to the College of Education and to thank you for your interest in joining the Northeastern State University family. Whether you are interested in becoming an educator, a school administrator, a counselor (school, addiction, mental health), or a health/fitness professional, you should know that we are highly committed to continuous improvement by achieving results through rigor, relevance, relationships, and responsibility, thus facilitating highly qualified professionals in a diverse global society. The College of Education shapes the future of the region as the educational partner of choice and we are recognized as a leader among other universities in Oklahoma by effectively preparing individuals to have a positive impact on the lives of students, families, and communities.

Our outstanding undergraduate and graduate programs are provided through various methods of course design convenient to students in their busy lives--including blended-hybrid, online, and traditional face-to-face. Our students have many opportunities to engage in immersive/experiential learning--from local experiences to international experiences. We believe that you learn by doing, and this is reflected throughout our coursework. Our faculty are recognized at the local, state and national level, and you will receive the individualized, quality instruction that you need to succeed.

I appreciate your interest in the programs the College of Education has to offer. Please browse our site to learn more about the College, our faculty, staff and professional preparation programs. We would love to talk to you about your future. If you have questions about any of our programs, please contact one of the following departments.

Thousands of educators and other professionals began their journey in Northeastern State University's College of Education, and we hope you join this distinguished group. The leadership, faculty, staff and alumni from the College of Education are so excited about the opportunity to serve you!


Dr. Vanessa Anton

Dean, College of Education
Bagley Hall 138

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