The College of Education, Criminal Justice, and Human Services (CECH) is dedicated to making a difference in our communities through outreach, academic programs, and community partnerships. Our students and faculty work side-by-side with teachers, athletic trainers, community wellness experts, intervention specialists, and law enforcement officials, because we value experiential learning as an important element of our degree programs. Current research is incorporated into every course to ensure our graduates are prepared to address the most urgent challenges of our society.
Our College is divided into three academic schools, and one department:
The School of Criminal Justice holds a #1 ranking for research productivity, and is recognized by U.S. News & World Report as one of the top 3 doctoral programs in the nation.
U.S. News & World Report ranked our graduate programs in the School of Education 65th among the nation’s top graduate schools of education and 33rd for best online education programs .
Other offices support the college’s operations and outreach efforts, including the office of the dean, which houses our development staff, enrollment management, the business office, grants and contracts, and our centers for research, pedagogy, and curriculum. Together, we are dedicated to making a difference in the communities where we live and work.
Enrollment (Fall 2013):
120 Faculty members
33 Certificate Programs
State Teacher Certification Exams Pass Rates:
100% (Institutional) 100% (Scores on Professional Knowledge)