U.S. News & World Report ranked the graduate education schools based on two types of data: expert opinion about program excellence and statistical indicators that measure the quality of a school’s faculty, research, and students and their post-graduate outcomes.

With its low student-to-faculty ratio, USD’s graduate education students receive individualized attention and instruction.

“Our graduate programs in the School of Education are consistently ranked among the nation's best, boasting personalized learning and mentorship,” said Amy Schweinle, Ph.D., dean of the School of Education. “We take immense pride in our exceptional faculty and staff, whose unwavering commitment to excellence prepares the next generation of educational leaders for our region.”

USD School of Education graduate programs include the following.

  • Teacher residency and education
  • Educational leadership
  • Human development and educational psychology
  • Technology for education and training
  • Secondary education
  • Elementary education
  • Special education
  • Higher education administration
  • Counselor education
  • School psychology
  • PK-12 administration

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