College of Education & Human Services
For centuries, individuals have been inspired
to pursue their dreams because of the guidance
and support they received from their teachers.
These noble professionals open up an entire world
of possibilities and learning opportunities. Good
teachers prepare their students for future scholastic
success. Excellent teachers change their students'
lives, inspires them to set their goals high, and
teach them how to fulfill those dreams.
Lourdes University Department of Education
faculty have designed a nationally recognized and
award-winning program that prepares graduates to
be excellent elementary, middle and high school
teachers. The Department of Education was
recently awarded funding to further its programs
because of their outstanding work.
An extensive clinical and field experience
component allows our students to observe and
apply what they've learned in the classroom to
real-life settings. Coupled with service learning
requirements, Lourdes graduates regularly secure
employment and are known as well qualified,
Education majors are encouraged
to take advantage of all the
programs and services available:
- Apply for membership in the
Dean's Scholars Program
- Participate in international
and professional immersion
- Work with elementary,
middle, and high school
teachers to engage in lesson
planning, instruction, and
- Join the Collegiate Middle
Level Association, and the
Future Educators Association
- Build and strengthen
professional skills in the
Center for Professional Studies
Those who choose a caree r in social work are dedicated to improving the overall quality of life of those they serve. The social work profession addresses the quality of direct and deliverable services as well as accessibility, accountability and coordination among professionals and agencies.
As a skilled social worker, you must possess excellent communication skills and be an effective listener. Lourdes University's liberal arts education broadens your knowledge of the world and various cultures allowing you to best serve your clients whose everyday life is presented with various emotional, mental and social challenges.
Upon graduation, Lourdes alumni are prepared to enter graduate school or begin their career with confidence.
The Dean's Scholars Program
A select cohort of 20 new, full-time students – majoring in education or social work – will participate in this competitive program. Scholars will have VIP access to Michael Smith, Ph.D., Dean of the College of Education & Human Services, and will enjoy a host of additional features and benefits. Learn more and apply