Department of Education
National Kaohsiung Normal University

Goal 
The main goal of our department is to cultivate excellent teachers, researchers, and practitioners in the following four fields: foundations of education, education policy and administration, curriculum and instruction, educational psychology and measurement.

Key Competences
Bachelor of Education Program

1. Equipped with sound foundations of education
2. Equipped with the professional capabilities for teaching
3. Equipped with the competence of education policy and administration
4. Equipped with the competence of educational psychology and school counseling
5. Equipped with the competence of educational research
6. Equipped with social awareness and the willingness to practice

Master of Education Program
1. Mastery in the foundations of education
2. Mastery in curriculum and instructional design
3. Mastery in education policy and school administration
4. Mastery in educational psychology and measurement
5. Mastery in the competence of educational research and problem solving
6. Equipped with social awareness and the willingness to practice

Ph.D.in Education Program
1. Advanced inquiry into the foundations of education
2. Advanced inquiry into curriculum and instructional design
3. Advanced inquiry into education policy and school administration
4. Advanced inquiry into educational psychology and measurement
5. Equipped with capabilities in independent study and academic presentation
6. Equipped with social awareness and the willingness to practice

Master of Education in School Administration Program
1. Mastery in the foundations of education
2. Mastery in education policy and school administration
3. Mastery in educational research and methodology
4. Mastery in the competence of school administration research and problem solving
5. Equipped with social awareness and the willingness to practice

Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction Program
1. Mastery in the foundations of education
2. Mastery in curriculum and instructional design
3. Mastery in educational research and methodology
4. Mastery in research competence of curriculum and instructional practice
5. Equipped with social awareness and the willingness to practice

Career Opportunities
1.Teachers in secondary or elementary schools
2.School administrators
3.Instructors in college
4.Educational Administrators in the public sector
5.Educational Researchers
6.Specialists in cultural industries

Prospects
The NKNU Department of Education seeks to cultivate our students with the qualities of Honesty, Openness, Professionalism, and Excellence (HOPE). We will strive to adapt to the ongoing changes in education policy and societal environment, in order to cultivate compassionate educators and scholars.