Overview of Academic Programs

 

Overview of Academic Programs:

The Howard University School of Education (HUSOE) offers the following degree and certification programs through its three departments: Curriculum & Instruction (C&I), Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS) and Human Development & Psychoeducational Studies (HDPES).

 

Curriculum & Instruction
Educational Leadership and Policy Studies
Human Development & Psychoeducational Studies

B.S. (New Program)

Majors: Elementary Education

M.Ed.

Major: Educational Administration

B.S.

Major: 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

Professional Minors in Secondary Education:

Majors: English, Mathematics, Music Education, Physical Education, Social Studies, and Theatre Arts

 

Ed.D.

Major: Educational Administration

Ph.D.

Majors: Counseling Psychology, Educational Psychology, School Psychology

New Programs:

The undergraduate teacher education program and master's of education in School Psychology & Counseling Services program are scheduled to begin in Fall 2012. Interested students should check the School of Education website at www.howard.edu/schooleducation for program development updates.

Discontinued Programs:

Department of Curriculum & Instruction: Students enrolled in the M.A., M.A.T., or 5-year programs must meet with their faculty advisers to develop a plan for program completion.

Department of Educational Leadership and Policy Studies (ELPS): Students enrolled in the M.A. program must meet with their faculty adviser to develop a plan for program completion.

Department of Human Development & Psychoeducational Studies: Students enrolled in the M.A., M.S., M.Ed. CAGS or Ed.D. program in Community Counseling, School Counseling, Educational Psychology or School Psychology 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 visit our website www.howard.edu/schooleducation for specific admission requirements.

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

Accreditation

The School of Education is accredited by National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE).  Programs with specialized national recognition include Elementary Education (The Association of Childhood Education International), Early Childhood Education (The National Association for the Education of Young Children), Special Education (The Council for Exceptional Children), School Psychology (National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)), and Educational Administration (The Educational Leadership Constituency Council). The PhD program in Counseling Psychology is accredited /on probation by the American Psychological Association (APA).