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Departments & Programs

Department of Education and Special Education

The Department of Education and Special Education provides undergraduate programming in Elementary (N,K-6), Middle School (6-8) and Secondary Education; a five-year program in Special Education awarding both the bachelor's and master's degrees; a Master of Science degree in Education with concentration areas in Algebra & Middle School Mathematics, Elementary & Middle School Mathematics, Educational Leadership, Elementary Education, Counselor Education, Health & Physical Education, Curriculum & Instruction Specialist in Special Education General Curriculum, initial licensure in Elementary Education PreK-6, and initial licensure in Special Education General Curriculum PreK-12; and a Master of Education degree in Reading, Literacy and Learning; and School Librarianship for licensed teachers and initial licensure. The department offers coursework in the following areas:

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

 

Department of Social Work and Communication Sciences and Disorders (CSDS)

The Department of Social Work and Communication Sciences and Disorders provides both undergraduate and graduate degrees.

The program in Social Work provides an undergraduate course of study of unique and personalized instruction accredited by the Council on Social Work Education, leading to the Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts in Social Work. Program graduates frequently pursue advanced study in graduate schools and may be eligible for admission into advanced standing one-year M.S.W. degree programs.

The Bachelor of Science degree in Communication Sciences and Disorders program is a pre-professional program that provides academic training in the normal processes of speech, language, hearing, and their associated pathologies and provides the foundation for a master's degree in speech-language pathology or audiology.  The Master of Science degree is a full-time, campus-based program that can be completed in two years of study.

The department offers coursework in the following areas:

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

 

Call Me Mister

The Call Me MISTER program is a highly acclaimed program designed to increase the pool of available teachers from a broader, more diverse background. Program participants are selected from among under-served, socio-economically disadvantaged and educationally at-risk communities.

The Call Me MISTER program is contributing to the talent pool of excellent teachers by identifying and supporting young men who are literally "touching the future" by teaching children. This successful model seeks to reverse the lack of young men who are leaders, role models, and teachers in communities.