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School of Education Mission Statement

The Educator Preparation program at Southern Nazarene University provides experiences encompassing the Christian principles of integrating faith, learning, and life; and that equips candidates for educator roles in multiple learning settings in which schools, families, and communities build partnerships that work together to impact P-12 student learning, wherein affirming the belief that all students can learn.

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CAEP Annual Reporting Measures

CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation) has eight annual reporting measures which are used to provide information to the public on both program outcome and program impact. You can find evidence of our outcomes and impact by clicking here.


Each semester, graduating seniors from the SNU School of Education that achieve a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.75 are recognized as honor graduates.

Cumulative GPA’s will be calculated at the end of the semester prior to the graduating senior’s final semester.

Those graduating with honors will receive special blue honor cords to wear with their graduation regalia at commencement ceremonies. Blue honor cords represent the field of education and are symbolic of outstanding achievement during the completion an education degree.

Our Nazarene Heritage
Founded in 1899, Southern Nazarene University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university - a service of the Church of the Nazarene. Located on a 40-acre campus just west of Oklahoma City, SNU grew out of several small colleges committed to educating people for lives of service to God, leadership, and reconciliation toward their neighbors and within the global community. More than 32,000 alumni work and serve throughout the United States and the world. Read About Our Heritage

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