School of Education and Human Services

Grounded in Carroll University's rich tradition of the liberal arts, the School of Education and Human Services prepares professionals to positively impact individuals, families, schools and communities. The school offers multiple bachelor’s and master’s degrees programs, as well as certificates and credentials in education and human services for professional development.

Undergraduate Degrees in Education

There are many kinds of teachers, so Carroll offers a variety of college degrees. These undergraduate degrees will prepare you to teach in elementary, middle and high schools, or apply teaching skills in a variety of other settings.

Elementary Education
In Carroll’s elementary education program, you’ll study the role of education and schooling in society, learn about developmental psychology and gain the tools needed to be an effective and culturally relevant teacher, capable of teaching multiple subjects including literacy, mathematics, science and social studies.

Special Education Dual Certification
At Carroll, you can acquire the skills, knowledge and experiences to gain certification in both special education and elementary or secondary education. Picture a safe, caring and comfortable classroom, in which the unique strengths of every student are fostered, where diversity and inclusivity is celebrated and negative stereotypes about disabilities/people with disabilities are dispelled.

Secondary Education
As a middle and high school teacher, you’ll combine your passion for a particular subject with your role as an advocate, collaborator and leader in the classroom. You'll combine a secondary education major with one of our subject-focused majors to prepare for a career teaching English, mathematics, science or social studies in a middle school or high school.

English as a Second Language Dual Licensure
Get the skills to fill a growing need in our schools by adding an English as a Second Language (ESL) license to your elementary or secondary education degree.

Educational Studies
Become an educator in a variety of non-traditional settings, such as community centers, the workplace, non-profit agencies, recreation centers, churches and other locations.

Graduate Programs in Education

Carroll University offers multiple options for educational professionals seeking post-graduate course work in varying disciplines, including master’s degrees, certificates, licenses and professional development classes.

Master of Arts in Teaching

If you already have a college degree, you can earn dual licensure to teach in elementary, middle school or high school settings. This program is for future educators seeking their first teaching license. 

Advanced Teaching & Learning Programs

The Education Department offers multiple programs for educators with a teaching license to advance their skills with new courses, certificates, licenses or an M.Ed. degree. Several programs have been revised to include non-credit, credit and licensure options, along with different pathways toward an M.Ed. degree. In addition, the Education Department offers a Dyslexia Interventionist/Structured Literacy Program (for non-credit).

Reading Teacher

 

  • Credit Option
  • Certificate Option
  • Licensure Option
  • Applies to M.Ed Degree

Reading Specialist

 

  • Credit Option
  • Certificate Option
  • Licensure Option
  • Applies to M.Ed Degree

ESL Teacher

  • Different Course Options 
  • Non-credit Option
  • Credit Option
  • Certificate Option
  • Licensure Option
  • Applies to M.Ed Degree

Instructional Coaching and Teacher Leadership

  • Different Course Options
  • Non-credit Option
  • Credit Option
  • Certificate Option
  • Applies to M.Ed Degree

Math Teacher

  • Different Course Options
  • Non-credit Option
  • Credit Option
  • Certificate Option
  • Applies to M.Ed Degree

Dyslexia Interventionist

  • Different Course Options
  • Non-credit Option

Educational Leadership Programs

Prepares exemplary educators to be effective PK-12 school and district administrators.

Educational Leadership

 

  • Credit Only
  • Principal License
  • Director of Instructor License
  • DSEPS License *optional*
  • M.Ed. Degree Option

Director of Special Education & Pupil Services

 

  • Credit Only
  • DSEPS License

Director of Instruction

  • Credit Only
  • Director of Instructor License

Programs in Adult, Community and Professional Education

Adult, Community and Professional Education

These programs are designed for professionals in the workplace whose jobs focus on leading and learning outside of traditional classrooms. The distinctive M.Ed degree prepares individuals to design and facilitate adult learning in addition to lead community and civic engagement.

Adult Learning

  • Credit
  • Certificate
  • M.Ed Degree Option

Community and Civic Engagement

  • Credit
  • Certificate
  • M.Ed Degree Option

Community-Centered Public Safety

  • Non-credit

Graduate Programs in Psychology

Master of Science in Behavioral Health Psychology
Prepare for a career in counseling or further your research skills in Carroll’s Master of Science in Behavioral Health Psychology program. This program provides clinicians and scholars with the counseling and clinical psychology knowledge and skills required of today’s behavioral health professionals. 

 

The Future isWithin Reach

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