Dreeben School of Education

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Explore Academics

Bachelor's, Master's and Ph.D. Programs

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Student in the Teacher Education Program attending class.

Discover Teaching

Our Teacher Education program offers students a pathway to a career in teaching through intensive, authentic, and high-quality field-based experiences.

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Students in the Doctoral Program attending class.

Earn Your Ph.D.

Our Doctoral Program has flexible classes for working professionals. We prepare students for future endeavors in scholarly research and professional leadership.

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We prepare future leaders through a value-based education that emphasizes lifelong learning.

Dreeben School of Education

Teacher Education student

Teacher Education Program

Become a life-changing teacher and pursue your elementary, secondary and all-level teaching certification with our state recognized program. 

Undergraduate Degree

Master's Degree

Graduate Studies student

Graduate Studies Program

Prepare yourself for a variety of roles in research, international education, organizational leadership, and higher education administration.

Master's Degrees

Doctoral Degree


Changing the World, One Student at a Time


Teacher certification exam pass rate in Teacher Education 


Fieldwork hours are completed by Interdisciplinary Studies majors prior to clinical teaching


Success in dissertation completion in Doctoral Program


Average class size in Graduate Studies


Message from the Dean


Dr. Denise Staudt

Dr. Denise Staudt

Thank you for your interest in the Dreeben School of Education at the University of the Incarnate Word. As Dean of the school, I want to personally welcome you and invite you to learn more about our faculty and programs and how we are preparing students to become leaders in their selected professions.

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Student Spotlight: Amanda Smith

Learn how Amanda achieved her dream to become a teacher.


Doctoral students present at Research for Women in Education conference

Scholars, students, K-12 educators, and community activists came together to share their research.


National Association of Multicultural Education Texas Annual Conference

Doctoral student and assistant professor attend the annual conference in Frisco, TX.



Our Mission

The mission of the Dreeben School of Education is to support and maintain an innovative, high quality, value-based education through the operation of a student-centered, socially just environment that advocates exemplary education on all levels.



Dreeben School of Education

University of the Incarnate Word

4301 Broadway, CPO 293
San Antonio, Texas 78209


Located in the Gorman Building, Suite 142.