The college proudly serves the citizens of northeast Alabama, the southeast, and the nation through our traditional and online programs of study. Teachers and other school personnel prepared at the baccalaureate, master's, and educational specialist levels develop an extensive knowledge and skill based education appropriate for the level of certification. Developing initial and advanced education candidates into effective, reflective, creative decision makers is the fundamental goal of all teacher preparation programs at JSU.
The College of Education and Professional Studies includes nineteen outstanding professional studies degree programs. The professional studies program areas include applied technology and engineering; communications; family and consumer sciences, and health, recreation, and sport management. Each degree program is designed to provide a strong knowledge and skill base that will help to ensure a successful future.
Alabama Teacher Certification
The following policies of the College of Education and Professional Studies work in accord with the Jacksonville State University Student Handbook.
The CEPS "Grade Appeals Policy" explains the process students must follow should they wish to appeal a posted course grade.
The CEPS "Honesty Policy" includes cheating and plagiarism.
The CEPS "Grade Dismissal Policy" includes the "D" and "F" Dismissal policy that covers all programs in the CEPS, and the Grade Point Average (GPA) Dismissal Policy which is for those students accepted into teacher education.
Teacher Education Materials:
(These surveys are for graduate program completers only.)
JSU now offers two new Graduate Study academic scholarships: Full 12-hour and Partial Tiered Scholarships. Details and application can be found here