The School of Education at Boston University is a diverse, scholarly community dedicated to serving education through teaching, scholarship and outreach.
We prepare professionals to lead in education, to practice social responsibility, and to exemplify intellectual curiosity.
We conduct scholarship that advances knowledge and refines practice.
We collaborate with local and global partners using education to forge more caring, just, and sustainable societies.
We are dedicated to preparing outstanding professional educators, producing research that improves the practice of education, and providing excellent professional support to our partners in the field. As a school, we provide comprehensive undergraduate and graduate programs.One of our strengths is that we are a small school of approximately 1,000 students within a large research University – we work hard to sustain a strong sense of community. Students and faculty get to know one another, and actively engage in discussion regarding the improvement of the education world from PreK-12 through higher education.
Our community members have access to all the resources of a major research university, including: faculty who are leaders in their field of study, libraries, laboratories, lectures, concerts, and an abundance of courses in a wide range of disciplines and professional fields.SED is located in the heart of Boston – one of the world’s greatest cities and the birthplace of public education in the United States, and are deeply engaged in the city, the region, as well as numerous international settings from London to Sydney and Quito.