College of Education

A rich history of preparing teachers for life’s work

Ana Lopera works with students in the RISE program as they review how to tell time on a clock.

Since the institution’s beginning in 1878, preparing educators for one of life’s most important callings has been a major aspect of Brenau university education. Now you will find hundreds of Brenau-educated teachers, administrators and other education professionals working in public and private schools throughout the region preparing children and young adults for their life pursuits.

Brenau University College of Education offers undergraduate and graduate degrees, postgraduate certification and other credentials for entrance and advancement in education careers. The university’s outstanding reputation among prospective employers in both the public and private sectors puts Brenau education graduates in good standing to compete for job opportunities at all levels.

One reason for that reputation is the Brenau faculty members because they know first-hand what it takes to be a successful teacher in today’s environment. Collectively these teachers of teachers have spent decades in classroom and administration roles.

The College of Education undergraduate and graduate programs, including a doctor of education (EdD), are available on campus at Georgia locations in Gainesville, Augusta, North Atlanta/Norcross, and South Atlanta/ Fairburn as well as around the globe through fully accredited, nationally recognized online programs.


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The College of Education at Brenau University is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE), This accreditation covers initial teacher preparation programs and advanced educator preparation programs at Augusta, Fairburn, Norcross, Gainesville and online. However, the accreditation does not include individual education courses that the institution offers to P-12 educators for professional development,  re-licensure or other purposes.



500 Washington Street SE
Gainesville, GA 30501
Phone: (770) 534-6220
Fax: (770) 534-6221
North Atlanta
3139 Campus Drive
Suite 300
Norcross, GA 30071
Phone: (770) 446-2900
Fax: (770) 263-8810
South Atlanta
314 W. Broad Street
Fairburn, GA 30213
Phone: (678) 827-7300
Fax: (678) 827-7301
111 Davis Road
Martinez, Georgia 30907
Phone: (706) 210-2574
Fax: (706) 210-2620

General inquiries: or +1-800-252-5119 | Admissions: or +1-800-252-5119 ext. 6100
Brenau University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges.