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College of Education Boilerplate

The College of Education boilerplate is approved text that describes the College and should not be altered. Below are two versions - a long and a short version. If you need to use boilerplate text, please use one of the versions below in their entirety. Do not alter it. 

Long Version

Established in 1949, California State University, Long Beach is a public comprehensive University in Los Angeles County, adjacent to the border with Orange County. This beautiful urban campus occupies 322 acres and is a highly desired destination for students in the region with an enrollment of over 37,000 students. Designated as both a Hispanic-serving, and Asian American and Native American Pacific Islander-serving institution, CSULB serves a diverse student body.

The College of Education at CSU Long Beach is amongst the premier educator preparation institutions in the state, preparing teachers, counselors, administrators and community leaders to promote equity and excellence in education. The College of Education fosters an environment of rigorous learning, intellectual dialogue, and inclusivity that embraces its mission to prepare professional educators and practitioners who promote equity and excellence in diverse urban settings through effective pedagogy, evidence-based practices, collaboration, leadership, innovation, scholarship, and advocacy.

The College serves approximately 3,000 students, many of whom are the first in their families to pursue college degrees. Our academic programs range from undergraduate, to master’s and doctoral degrees, and education credentials that prepare candidates for careers in diverse, urban educational settings. With a low student to faculty ratio of 1:21, and strong, individualized advising from faculty and staff, students receive the support and attention needed to successfully complete their degree on time.

Degrees and credentials within the College of Education are organized under four academic departments:

  • Liberal Studies
  • Advanced Studies in Education & Counseling
  • Teacher Education
  • Educational Leadership

The College also houses the University-wide Single Subject credential program that prepares secondary teachers.

Expert researchers and scholars, College of Education faculty provide rigorous courses designed to challenge and engage students, connecting theory and research with practice thereby fully preparing them for their chosen careers. Clinical practice is central to programs in the College of Education. With over 100 area clinical practice partnerships, students within the College of Education gain invaluable hands-on experience with faculty mentors and skilled practitioners who help provide real world experience augmenting classroom instruction. Clinical practice placement can range, depending on degree pathway, from student teaching with Master Teachers, to working with clients in community-based counseling and therapy sessions.

Three centers are housed within and managed by College of Education faculty and staff:

 

Short Version

The College of Education at CSU Long Beach is amongst the premier educator preparation institutions in the state, preparing teachers, counselors, administrators and community leaders to promote equity and excellence in education. The College of Education fosters an environment of rigorous learning, intellectual dialogue, and inclusivity that embraces its mission to prepare professional educators and practitioners who promote equity and excellence in diverse urban settings through effective pedagogy, evidence-based practices, collaboration, leadership, innovation, scholarship, and advocacy.

The College serves approximately 3,000 students, many of whom are the first in their families to pursue college degrees. Our academic programs range from undergraduate, to master’s and doctoral degrees, and education credentials that prepare candidates for careers in diverse, urban educational settings. With a low student to faculty ratio of 1:21, and strong, individualized advising from faculty and staff, students receive the support and attention needed to successfully complete their degree on time.

Expert researchers and scholars, College of Education faculty provide rigorous courses designed to challenge and engage students, connecting theory and research with practice thereby fully preparing them for their chosen careers.

Clinical practice is central to programs in the College of Education. With over 100 area clinical practice partnerships, students within the College of Education gain invaluable hands-on experience with faculty mentors and skilled practitioners who help provide real world experience augmenting classroom instruction.