The College of Education provides a range of opportunities for students to flex their minds and muscles as teachers, physical therapists and athletic trainers.

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Become Certified in Montessori Education

You believe children learn best through active engagement, using a wide variety of carefully designed materials. This is the tenet of the Montessori approach, and it is the standard by which you will learn in Lander's program.

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Take the first step today

Find out how easy it is to get started on your journey today. Our simple application process and staff will help you evaluate your options and maximize your outcomes.

Preparing and serving educators

Housed within two campus buildings, the College of Education offers state-of-the-art facilities where Teacher Education students can learn to sculpt young minds through teacher training that focuses on the various disciplines in the university's curriculum. Teachers in the field can pursue graduate degrees focused on serving diverse learners, enhancing instruction using technology, and earn their Montessori credentials.


Creating healthier communities

PEES students learn to help people prevent injuries and stay healthy, as well as develop an understanding of the biological and physiological changes that occur during physical activity. Graduates are well-prepared for careers in the field and advanced studies in physical therapy, occupational therapy, athletic training, or exercise science.

Our learning spaces include:

  • tech-infused classrooms and lecture halls
  • Montessori classrooms
  • state-of-the-art exercise physiology and biomechanics laboratories
  • an athletic training and teaching/pedagogy laboratory
  • a weight room and elevated walk/jog track


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