Department of Education

Dr. Monica Riley, Chair

Dr. Monica RileyThe Department Chair of Education along with the faculty and staff of Mississippi University for Women welcome you to the Educator Preparation Programs at MUW.  We hope you will find answers to your questions as you visit this site.

You have come to the right place! The W has a rich tradition of preparing teacher candidates for the profession in both Mississippi and the nation. Graduates of our programs are consistently recognized for excellence in teaching and school leadership. As a graduate of the Teacher Education Preparation Program at MUW you will be a member of The Long Blue Line and part of this tradition of excellence.

All education programs are covered by the Mississippi Institutions of Higher Learning Quality Assurance Policy.

The university warrants the quality of our graduates for a period of two years immediately following graduation. Certain guidelines apply and you can contact the College of Education and Human Sciences for more information.

Please feel free to contact Ms. Kessa Cockrell, 329-7191 or Dr. Monica Riley, 329-7176 for more information on how you can become a licensed teacher or to schedule an appointment with an advisor.

We can’t wait to hear from you!

Monica Riley, Ph.D.
Chair, Department of Education
Mississippi University for Women

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Department of Education

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Phone: (662) 329-7191


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