School of Education

The University of Puget Sound School of Education builds professional knowledge and skills, designs meaningful learning opportunities, and fosters collaborative relationships at the intersections of public schools, mental health agencies, and the university.

In the teaching (MAT) and counseling (MEd) programs, candidates:

  • Engage in sustained experiences in public schools or mental health agencies.
  • Reflect on and consider connections between clinical experiences and university classroom learning.
  • Receive support and mentoring by faculty members and mentors in public schools or mental health agencies, who have extensive experience working with youth and adults.
  • Develop close, collaborative relationships with each other and faculty members.
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<h2><strong>What we believe</strong></h2>
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<td valign="top"><a href="https://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/graduate/school-of-education/edtest/what-we-believe/"><em>&nbsp;</em></a><em><a href="https://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/graduate/school-of-education/edtest/what-we-believe/">Puget Sound is a place where people come together &mdash;<br /> to learn, to make  lasting connections...</a></em></td>
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<h2><strong>Who we are</strong></h2>
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<td valign="top"><a href="https://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/graduate/school-of-education/edtest/who-we-are/"><em>Faculty in the School of Education have  extensive field experience as well as an in-depth commitment to their  particular disciplines.</em><em>...</em></a></td>
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<h2><strong>Why Puget Sound</strong></h2>
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<td valign="top"><a href="https://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/graduate/school-of-education/edtest/why-puget-sound/"><em>As you evaluate master's programs in education, there are several  important factors you will want to consider.</em><em>...</em></a></td>
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<div class="list_image_holder"><a href="https://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/graduate/school-of-education/edtest/mattest/"><img title="Master of Arts in Teaching: Become a counselor" src="https://www.pugetsound.edu/files/resources/10515_MATButton.jpg" alt="Master of Arts in Teaching: Become a teacher" width="250" /></a>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="https://www.pugetsound.edu/academics/departments-and-programs/graduate/school-of-education/edtest/medtest/"><img title="Master of Education in Counseling: Become a counselor" src="https://www.pugetsound.edu/files/resources/10515_MedButton.jpg" alt="Master of Education in Counseling: Become a counselor" width="250" /></a></div>
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