GWU School of Education is No. 1 in N.C. for Educational Leadership and Administration

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Dr. Prince Bull

BOILING SPRINGS, N.C.—The Gardner-Webb University School of Education has been ranked the No. 1 Educational Leadership and Administration College in North Carolina. The honor was presented by, an education information website.

The recognition placed Gardner-Webb above the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Wingate (N.C.) University, East Carolina University (Greenville, N.C.), N.C. State University (Raleigh) and other schools.

“This recognition further validates the rigor of our academic programs, the quality of our candidates and alumni, and above all, the quality of our professors,” noted Dr. Prince Bull, dean of the School of Education. “Also, it is a reflection of the hard work of past and present student-centered faculty, highly qualified candidates, and dedicated and passionate leadership.”

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Gardner-Webb offers master’s degrees in executive leadership studies, teacher leadership in curriculum and instruction and instructional technology. Doctoral degrees are offered in curriculum and instruction, education leadership, educational specialist and organizational leadership. Certificates are available in school administration and career technical education.

“Our program is built upon the principles of serving God and Humanity,” Bull elaborated. “It is clinically-based with an induction process that starts with recruitment, continues through graduation, and mentorship in the workplace. Overall, our programs are rigorous but with a heavy dose of compassion.”

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Located in the North Carolina foothills, Gardner-Webb University is a private, Christian, liberal arts university. Gardner-Webb emphasizes a strong student-centered experience and rigorous academics to prepare students to become effective leaders within the global community. Ignite your future at