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Academics

We offer the following degree and certification programs through our three departments: Curriculum & Instruction (C&I), Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) and Human Development & Psychoeducational Studies (HDPES).

Overview of Departments and Academic Programs

Curriculum & Instruction

Educational Leadership and Policy Studies

Human Development & Psychoeducational Studies

BS Majors (NEW PROGRAM): Elementary Education

M.Ed Majors: Educational Administration

BS Majors: Human Development

M.Ed. Majors: Elementary Education, Secondary Education, Special Education

CAGS Major: Educational Administration

M.Ed. (New Program) Major: School Psychology and Counseling Services

Undergraduate Secondary Education Minors: English, Mathematics, Music Education, Physical Education, Social Studies, and Theatre Arts

Ed.D. Major: Educational Leadership, Administration, and Policy / Ph.D. Major (New Program): Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies

Ph.D. Majors: Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology, School Psychology

New Programs

The Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies now offers a Ph.D. in Higher Education Leadership and Policy Studies that focuses intentionally on Minority Serving Institutions. 

The undergraduate teacher education program (BS in Elementary Education) and Master's of Education in School Psychology & Counseling Services program were initiated in 2012. 

 

Discontinued Programs

Department of Curriculum & Instruction: The MA, MAT, 5-year programs, and the Early Childhood Education program have been discontinued. Students enrolled in these programs must meet with their faculty advisers to develop a plan for program completion.

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS): The MA program has been discontinued. Students enrolled in this program must meet with their faculty adviser to develop a plan for program completion.

Department of Human Development & Psychoeducational Studies: The M.A., M.S., M.Ed. CAGS and Ed.D. programs in Community Counseling, School Counseling, and Educational Psychology were discontinued. Students in these programs must meet with their faculty advisers to develop a plan for program completion.

 

Admission Requirements

Students interested in applying for admission to the School of Education should view the specific admission requirements for the desired program.

Students interested in applying for admission to Ph.D. programs offered in the School of Education should view the specific admission requirements for the desired program and visit the Howard University Graduate School website at www.gs.howard.edu for additional admission requirements. 

 

AccreditationCAEP Badge

The School of Education is accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP). Additionally, 14 subject area disciplines are State Approved by the Office of the State Superintendent (OSSE) for teacher certification in the District of Columbia. 

Other programs with National Recognition include:

The PhD program in Counseling Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA) .