George Fox University
George Fox is Oregon's nationally recognized Christian university, providing students with personal attention, global opportunities to learn and serve, and a supportive community that encourages academic rigor and spiritual growth.
Forbes ranks George Fox among the top Christian colleges in the country. George Fox is also ranked as a top-tier regional university by U.S. News & World Report. We offer bachelor's degrees in more than 40 majors and minors, adult degree programs, six seminary degrees, and 12 master’s and doctoral degrees.
In keeping with our mission of Christian higher education, all employees – faculty, administration and staff – are committed Christians. More than 3,500 students attend classes on the university’s residential campus in Newberg, at its Portland and Salem locations, and at other teaching sites in Oregon.
The School of Education is the largest school at George Fox, with approximately 50 full-time faculty and 800 candidates preparing for the professions of teaching, school counseling, administration and school psychology. Our graduates are making an impact across the Pacific Northwest, providing services to students and other educators as teachers, administrators, counselors, and marriage and family therapists. Educators who have chosen to pursue this journey of professional preparation are co-learners with a faculty who are committed to excellence, integrity, reflection, and influences in today's world. The School of Education incorporates four departments:
Undergraduate Teacher EducationEducational Foundations and Leadership
- Doctor of Education
- Master of Education
- Educational Specialist
- Administrative Licensure
- Reading Endorsement
Graduate Department of Counseling
- Master of Arts in Clinical Mental Health Counseling (MA)
- Master of Arts in School Counseling (MA)
- Certificate in School Counseling
- Master of Arts in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling (MA)
- Certificate in Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling
- Educational Specialist in School Psychology (EdS)
The university is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities and National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and does not discriminate in its educational programs or activities, including employment, on the basis of age, sex, handicap/disability, race, color, national or ethnic origin, or other statuses protected by applicable nondiscrimination laws. Get more information on our accredited education degree programs in Oregon.