Very few institutions can offer the opportunities in research that the FSU College of Education can. As a student here, you will have the chance to engage daily in industry-leading research in educational techniques, teacher preparation, educational policy, scientific inquiry, sport management, and more.
At both the graduate and undergraduate levels, you will join FSU faculty to research critical areas of education — from classroom teaching to policy reform — efforts which routinely gain national and international recognition.
Florida State University is designated a “Doctoral/Research University-Extensive” by the Carnegie Foundation, the highest status attributed to a doctoral-granting university. This prestigious designation is given to elite institutions such as Carnegie Mellon, Johns Hopkins, Dartmouth, and Princeton that award 50 or more doctoral degrees per year across at least 15 disciplines.
The FSU College of Education is recognized as a leading research institution. Every day, students and faculty here conduct pioneering research with the goal of advancing teaching techniques, programs and policies, and impacting educational outcomes tomorrow and well into the future. Keep up with the most current and exciting research initiatives being explored by the FSU College of Education here.
The Office of Research assists faculty with obtaining research grants – identifying funding opportunities, formulating research plans/proposals/budgets, and completing applications and forms. For faculty who have already procured funding, the Office of Research assists with monthly budget reports, purchasing and personnel matters, compliance issues, and grant close-out activities.
Research is conducted within six issue-focused research centers that share one common goal – advancing education on all levels. The work done within these centers has the potential to impact every aspect of education, and the College of Education gives you the chance to be an important part of that work.