The College of Education and Allied Professions is home to some of WCU's leading programs from teaching and psychology to human resources and educational leadership. No matter what program you choose, the College of Education and Allied Professions will provide extensive opportunities for hands-on learning through field experiences, outreach projects, research and professional mentorship.
The Department of Human Services houses graduate and undergraduate programs including counseling, human resources, educational leadership and parks and recreation management as well as WCU's online birth-kindergarten teacher education program
WCU offers both graduate and undergraduate programs in psychology. The undergraduate major is one of the largest at WCU, and students at all levels earn experience through the on-campus McKee Clinic.
WCU's School of Teaching and learning prepares future teachers in high-demand areas. It offers graduate and undergraduate degrees, including three online master's-level programs for working teachers.
The College of Education and Allied Professions' annual honors and awards ceremony
will showcase students from varried programs who will be recieving scholarships and
This year we will be recognizing over 140 students and awarding $250,000 in scholarships. We hope you'll join us as we celebrate our students and their academic excellence!
The University of North Carolina System announced that six System institutions are the recipients of recurring grants from the North Carolina Principal Fellows Program (NCPFP), including Western Carolina University.
The Educational Leadership Program received the University Program of Excellence Award at the annual faculty and staff award ceremony.