School of Education

The JSU School of Education 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. Each degree program is designed to provide a strong knowledge and skill base that will help to ensure a successful future.

Standardized Testing


Alabama Teacher Certification

Please see these instructions

Academic Policies

The following policies of the School of Education work in accord with the Jacksonville State University Student Handbook.

The SOE "Grade Appeals Policy" explains the process students must follow should they wish to appeal a posted course grade.

The SOE "Honesty Policy" includes cheating and plagiarism.

The SOE "Grade Dismissal Policy" includes the "D" and "F" Dismissal policy that covers all programs in the SOE, and the Grade Point Average (GPA) Dismissal Policy which is for those students accepted into teacher education.

Graduate Follow-up Surveys:

(These surveys are for graduate program completers only.)

Graduate Scholarships

JSU now offers two new Graduate Study academic scholarships: Full 12-hour and Partial Tiered Scholarships. Details and application can be found here 

Education Library

Search the Learning Resource Center's holdings online from on campus or off-campus.

Teacher Education Materials:

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