School of Education & Behavioral Studies

The mission of the School of Education and Behavioral Studies is to enrich and heal the world through Christian practitioners who are equipped emotionally, spiritually and academically.

Education Program

The Education Program prepares tomorrow’s brightest teachers and has an exceptional reputation among school districts throughout South Florida and the United States.

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Counselor Program

Designed to prepare students to seek Florida licensure in Mental Health Counseling or Florida certification in School Counseling.

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Department of Health and Human Performance

The Department of Health and Human Performance prepares students for careers in health sciences and physical education from a Christian perspective.

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Educational Leadership

Become a leader who contributes to your institution’s flourishing with a Master of Science in Educational Leadership from Palm Beach Atlantic University.

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Why Palm Beach Atlantic University?

The School of Education & Behavioral Studies is well-known throughout Florida and as such, has established solid partnerships with school districts and other organizations for meaningful hands-on student teaching and clinical opportunities. Our Christ-centered approach to teaching and learning will deepen your outlook on your chosen profession and the impact you can have on others. And our innovative range of programs, from education to athletic training, results in a dynamic range of students learning together and collaborating daily.

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Students from the exercise science program gather data in a lab session.
Learn From the Best
Faculty in the School of Education & Behavioral Studies are experienced experts in their fields. They thrive at PBA because of the emphasis we place on personal mentorship of students. And they are accomplished scholars who regularly lend their expertise, speak at state and national conferences and contribute to the body of knowledge in their fields through the publication of countless articles and books.
Launching Brighter Futures
Graduates of the School of Education & Behavioral Studies gain exceptional preparation to succeed in their careers and graduate school through a well-rounded learning experience blending classroom instruction with abundant hands-on training opportunities. You’ll find our graduates succeeding at the following schools and organizations and many more.
Recent Graduates
Students in the School of Education & Behavioral Studies at PBA will be submerged in opportunity, which will help equip them to fulfill their vocations. View some amazing accomplishments from recent graduates in the School of Education & Behavioral Studies.


PBA awards over three million dollars in scholarships every year.


97% of PBA undergraduate students receive financial aid.


One-third of a recent PBA class had absolutely no debt upon graduation.