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College of Education and Human Services

Mission, Vision and Values

Partnering to Make the World a Better Place


The mission of the College of Education and Human Services is to:

  • Collaborate with local, regional, national, and international stakeholders to promote transformational learning experiences;
  • Establish and nurture partnerships with local institutions and agencies to address the needs of our community, which is inclusive of urban areas;
  • Develop and offer rigorous programs of study that promote high standards;
  • Use evidence-based practices to prepare effective practitioners who exhibit a professional disposition;
  • Contribute to the knowledge base in our disciplines through quality scholarship; and
  • Model and foster a commitment to professional growth, critical and creative thinking, and reflective practice.


The vision of the College of Education and Human Services is to be a premier college that:

  • Is globally recognized for innovative programs and practices;
  • Impacts our fields through high quality teaching, scholarship, and service; and
  • Prepares graduates who are transformative leaders in their professions.


The College of Education and Human Services values:

  • Integrity that informs ethical behavior and professional excellence
  • Active engagement in efforts to promote equity and social justice
  • Respect for others demonstrated by caring, compassion, and cultural sensitivity 
  • Intellectual curiosity that leads to professional scholarship and innovation.


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