Help Build the World’s Future
Shape the next great minds.
College of Education
The world needs leaders to stand in front of the next generation and show them the way. Ashford University offers numerous Bachelor’s and Master’s programs, as well as an Associate’s path, to prepare you for the invaluable role of guiding learners or shaping educational initiatives. The College of Education can help open the door to a rewarding career and life by providing three levels of degrees featuring a variety of specialization opportunities.
Meet the Executive Dean and Associate Deans
of the College of Education
"As an educator, my goal is to have students understand the content of the class and eventually be able to apply what they learn in their chosen fields."
- Dr. Tony Farrell, Executive Dean
“I believe teachers have this crazy potential to positively influence and change lives."
– Dr. Iris Lafferty, Associate Dean
“My role is helping students find and develop their potential, and, along the way, celebrate the accomplishments!"
– Dr. Stephen Halfaker, Associate Dean