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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 Science Education
  • Religious Education

All programs are nationally accredited. by the Council for Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) The selected improvement commission of the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP) at its October 2016 meeting, continued the NCATE accreditation of the EPP at Oakwood University. 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

Again thank you for your interest in our programs.

– DEAN, Dr. James Mbyirukira

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SCHOOL NEWS

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UNCF Golf Classic hosted by Oakwood University

Friday, April 7, 2023 Registration: 7:00 AM | Shotgun Start: 8:00 a.m. Hampton Cove Robert Trent Jones Golf Trail Highlands Golf Course 450 Old Hwy. 431, Owens Crossroads, AL 35763 Fee for Individual Golfers: $250 Per Golfer (Includes Golf, Cart, Meals) Register here:...

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OU Changemaker: Today in Annual Fund

OU Changemaker: Today in Annual Fund A mini-series by Esther Smith, Development Officer Passionately telling the Oakwood story, this series will highlight the stories of those who run parallel to us, supporting the Oakwood Mission.  Rosenia D. Bailey, a member of the...

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Carter Hall News Update #3

Oakwood Family, As of today, September 15, 2022, most of the post-fire cleanup has been completed in Carter Hall. Thankfully, because of the fire’s localized nature, the vast majority of the rooms in Carter Hall were not affected by fire or water. However, smoke from...

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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.