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A teacher in the making.

School of Education & Social Sciences

Welcome to the School of Education & Social Sciences

Dear Prospective students.

I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your interest in joining the Department of Education. The Department of Education is approved by the Alabama State Department of Education to offer the following programs:

  • Elementary Education
  • English Education
  • Mathematics Education
  • Social Sciences Education
  • Vocal Choral Education
  • Music Instrument Education
  • Religious Education

All programs are nationally accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) More than 90% of our graduates are employed in the teaching field.

Again thank you for your interest in our programs.

– DEAN, Dr. James Mbyirukira

OUR DEPARTMENTS

SCHOOL NEWS

Alumni News

Oakwood University welcomes Emile D. Parker, MBA, ’83 , as the new Director of Alumni Relations in the Office of Advancement & Development. Over the last 20 years, he has built a consulting and services company that has grown his expertise in the areas of real estate...

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Progress on Oakwood’s Treehouse Lounge

Your donations at work!! We are excited to share the progress of the new Oakwood Treehouse Lounge & Café. Things are beginning to take shape asthe lower level of Blake Center is being transformed for our students. Thanks to the project organizers and all the financial...

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On the Way to the Oaks

Sara Turner will be arriving on campus in a few weeks, to register for the fall semester 2018 at Oakwood University. Sara intends to study Marketing with a minor in International...

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Make a Gift. See the Difference.

The Oakwood University Annual Fund Campaign supports the basics for our students. From student aid to academic department
support, your gift makes a difference for the future of Oakwood. Don’t delay— make your gift today! Make a secure gift online at: www.OUgiving.com, or call us at: 256-726-7201, to speak to a development associate.

Distinguished Alumni

Timekee D. Battle , Ph.D., has made significant contributions in the Washington, D.C., area, advocating for Christian education, hospitality, community service, and charitable giving with young girls and women who seek to understand and experience God’s purpose for them. She facilitates the Women of Excellence (WE), a forum to empower, motivate and encourage each other. Another of her projects, WE WORK, is a resource for Christian working women to provide relevant information to enhance their professional development from a spiritual perspective.
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