From the Dean
Welcome to Samford University’s Orlean Beeson School of Education. True to our mission, Orlean Beeson School of Education has been empowering students to educate, lead and serve for more than 100 years. Our faculty and staff strive to be the best in teaching, research and service in order to prepare outstanding, highly sought-after graduates.
We are home to 14 programs of study, nine of which are recognized nationally by 12 Specialized Professional Associations. We believe in the worth and power of education and in all of our programs, we make every effort to equip students with the knowledge and skills to achieve academically, emotionally, spiritually, socially and professionally.
I invite you to explore our website and learn more about our programs. We are here to answer any questions you may have. Please contact us to learn more, and know that we are committed our mission of empowering students to educate, lead, and serve; enriching the community and making a positive difference in the world.
J. Michael Hardin
Provost and Vice President
Interim Dean, Orlean Beeson School of Education