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Frequently Asked Questions

Idaho State University College of Education students' frequently asked questions. Don't see your question? Send us an email at kentcenter@isu.edu or give us a call at (208) 282-2783. We'd be happy to assist you!

The College of Education has four departments

  1. Organizational Learning and Performance
    • Business Education
    • Family and Consumer Sciences
    • Human Resource Development 
    • Instructional Design and Technology
    • Workplace Training and Leadership
  2. School Psychology and Educational Leadership
    • Educational Leadership
    • Higher Education Administration
    • P-12 Education Administration
    • School Psychology
    • School Psychological Examiner
  3. Human Performance and Sport Studies
    • Athletic Administration 
    • Coaching
    • Outdoor Education
    • Physical Education Teaching 
    • Sport and Exercise Science
    • Sport Management
  4. Teaching and Educational Studies
    • Blended Early Childhood Education
    • Deaf Education
    • Elementary Education 
    • Master of Arts in Teaching
    • Music Education 
    • Online Teacher Education Program
    • Secondary Education
    • Special Education

For a detailed list of what programs fall under these departments, check out our Advising Page.

To contact a faculty member in your department check out our full faculty list.

Within a month of beginning a new semester, you will have the opportunity to apply for graduation. Application deadlines are as follows:

Fall graduation deadline: September 11

Spring graduation deadline: February 5

Summer graduation deadline: March 26

Apply for graduation


Winter commencement for 2023 graduates will be held on Saturday, December 16.

Spring commencement for 2024 graduates is scheduled for Saturday, May 4.

Commencement Information 


You should meet with your advisor at least once a semester to ensure you are on track to graduate on time. 

Talk to an advisor

To formally declare a major or to change your major, you will need to complete a Curriculum Change Request. Meet with your new department and be assigned an advisor to help you with this process.

Faculty by Department