Standing Out From the Crowd...

Graceland University's School of Education stands out.

The undergraduate program was recognized nationally for its innovative integration of technology throughout the curriculum. The CEO Forum used the School of Education's undergraduate program as a "Model of Excellence" in its "School Technology and Readiness Report"(p. 19).

Our online Master of Education program has been awarded the prestigious USDLA (United States Distance Learning Association) Award for Best Practices in Distance Learning Programming for Online Distance Learning Programs. USDLA states, "The Awards for Best Practice in Distance Learning Programming is presented to outstanding organizations, which have designed and delivered outstanding and comprehensive Best Practices for individual programs or a series of programs through online, video-conferencing, and satellite delivery technologies. The School of Education received this award at the highest Platinum Level." Additional information may be found at

The graduate program has also been showcased by the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards (NBPTS) as a model program and was recognized in U.S. News and World Report as one of the "Best Online Graduate Programs" in the country.