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College of Education and Human Services

Welcome to the College of Education and Human Services.

We offer a variety of certification and degree programs offered in various formats at many locations throughout the region, including clusters, hybrid and online to help you gain your degree but keep your life.

Our Vision and Mission


The College of Education and Human Services offers premier programs to prepare highly regarded and global-minded professionals who make Lindenwood University the esteemed choice for students and employers.


The Mission of the College of Education and Human Services at Lindenwood University is to provide an experiential education of exceptional quality which prepares students to successfully lead and serve as professionals in a diverse society. 

Our program completers are...

  • Educated in the theory and research-based practices of their content field from a global perspective.
  • Able to demonstrate best practices in pedagogy and adult learning / andragogy.
  • Caring professionals who are disciplined and others-centered. They are skilled in communication and collaboration with diverse learners, colleagues, community, and other stakeholders.
  • Lifelong learners who pursue ongoing professional development in order to respond to the changing needs of their educational context.

The Lindenwood University College of Education and Human Services is committed to an open, diverse, and inclusive learning environment that nurtures the growth and development of all regardless of race, socioeconomic status, gender, language, religion, or sexual identification. The College of Education and Human Services believes learning is enriched by diversity of values, interests, experiences, and intellectual and cultural viewpoints and strives to promote and support a diverse and inclusive learning community of mutual respect, which encompasses the engagement of all involved—students, faculty, and the community.

In the College of Education and Human Services we believe teaching is a blend of art and science. Our programs combine practical application and theory, with an emphasis on exposure to authentic environments early and often. Additionally, our students and graduates alike have had opportunities to listen and interact with renowned education leaders such as Dr. Temple Grandin and Dr. Robert Marzano to name a few.

Education and Human Services Faculty

Our highly credentialed and experienced education faculty bring both academic and real world professional achievement to the classroom. They collaborate with colleagues from many school and community partnerships to deliver outstanding innovative learning opportunities for all of our education students at every level of experience.

Our small class sizes support the building of relationships that augment the development of our students into lifelong learners who excel in the pursuit of knowledge to enhance personal and professional development in order to make a difference. Our faculty offer and deliver wise, personalized, interactive, and extensive guidance to our students before and after graduation.

Earning an Education or Human Services Degree at Lindenwood

Degrees offered include bachelor of arts, master of arts, educational specialist, and doctorate of education.

Whether you are an undergraduate or an experienced teacher, we invite you to explore the variety of pathways to begin or further your education toward training, obtaining a credential, and/or research.

Learn more about what our school has to offer by contacting the Advising, Retention and Certification Center at (636) 949-4377.

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AACTE Selects Lindenwood for Consortium for Research-Based and Equitable Assessments

The American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) has selected Lindenwood University to participate in the Consortium for Research-Based and Equitable Assessments (CREA). This new initiative, including 14 universities nationwide, will evaluate and recommend state policies in support of recruiting more diverse teacher candidates to the field and advancing equity best practices.

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2021 Student Honors Convocation and Awards

Last week, Lindenwood University held its Honors Convocation to recognize the winners of academic and student involvement awards, in addition to members of Lindenwood’s honor societies. Lindenwood is pleased to announce the 2021 award recipients.

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