About the College

The College of Education (COE) has occupied a high position at Sultan Qaboos University since its inception in 1986. When it was founded back then, it was called the College of Education and Islamic Sciences, then the name was changed to the College of Education. It received its first batch of 250 students in 1986, and the first batch of graduates was in May 1990. The academic departments and programs offered by the college have evolved and changed according to the requirements of the educational field in the Sultanate of Oman and in line with the global trends and developments in the field of teaching. Over the years, The COE witnessed the addition of new academic departments and the introduction of new undergraduate programs. The COE offered three programs in 1986 and reached eight programs in 2003. Currently, the COE offers nine undergraduate programs. As for postgraduate studies, it was the first college to offer master programs in 1992. Currently, the college has 29 programs, including 6 programs at the doctoral level and 23 programs at the master level.



The College of Education aspires to be a professional and contemporary center of excellence that affirms societal and scientific values, contributes to the quality of life for each individual, and enhances the prosperity of society as a whole.



The College of Education is committed to preparing distinguished graduates in teaching, training, counseling, and research through undergraduate and post graduate programs. The College strives to be a center of excellence that uses scientific research to develop sustainable systems and programs that meet the needs of the society while also fostering its values.


The Distinguished Graduate

The distinguished education graduate is a leader who is empowered with specialized knowledge, expert skills, values of the field and society, and has the ability to utilize contemporary research findings to maximize self-learning through reflective practice and life-long learning in order to provide diversified optimal learning experiences for all students.