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Changing Lives

The College of Education, Health & Public Policy (CEHPP) works together to better the quality of life through health services, education and social work.

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<p>The preliminary results that show that 90% of this DSU Nursing Class of 2017 passed their licensing exam is indicative of the improvements that have been made in the program over the last four years.</p>
Nursing achieves new levels of excellence

Nursing Dept. upgrades yield great results

<p>Early Childhood Laboratory School</p>
Praxis CORE (Praxis I) No Longer Required for Admission to TEP

Delaware Department of Education no longer requires the passing of the Praxis CORE (Praxis I) test for licensure and certification in the state of Delaware.

<p>2017 Nursing Graduates</p>
Nursing Graduates Achieve a 90% Pass Rate on the NCLEX-RN

Congratulations 2017 Graduates of the Department of Nursing for achieving a 90% pass rate on the NCLEX-RN.

<p>(L-r) Dr. Marsha Horton, dean of the College of Education, Health and Public Policy; DSU President Harry L. Williams; Marianne Carter, director of the Del. Center for Health Promotions; Dr. Michelle Fisher, director of DSU Health Service, display the national award DSU received for its no smoking policy on campus.</p>
Health Award Recognizes DSU No Smoking Policy

DSU Receives National Award for No Smoking Policy


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1.9 million
Job Openings for Teachers by 2024
Projected Growth in Health Care Jobs by 2024
Only CSWE Accredited Programs in Delaware

Nationally Accredited

Nationally Accredited Programs

Undergraduate programs in Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle Level and Physical Education, and graduate programs in Educational Leadership, are nationally recognized through the NCATE/CAEP accreditation process.

Nursing Students Recognized in Press Ganey


Press Ganey is a national provider of surveys to health care providers. In a recent survey completed at one of our placement sites, DSU nursing students were specifically recognized for being responsible for a great patient experience.

100% Job Placement for Middle Level Graduates


Since May 2012, students who graduate from the Middle-Level Education program have experienced a 100% job placement rate. Graduates have been placed at schools in Delaware, New Jersey, Maryland and Texas!

Departments & Majors

The College of Education, Health & Public Policy (CEHPP) is home to four academic departments offering eight bachelor’s, two master’s and one doctoral degree program. Students are prepared as capable and productive leaders within the disciplines of education, social work and health-related professions.

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Research & Capabilities

CEHPP research involves projects that address issues in professional fields relating to education, social work and health-related sciences.

Educational Research

Educational Research

Projects within the field of education discuss using language as a learning tool, providing quality STEM learning opportunities, and how scientific reasoning, learning and education shape our lives.

Community Health Initiatives

Community Health Initiatives

These programs target behaviors including physical activity, smoking and nutrition through a community-based approach to positive health change.

Social Work and Our Community

These programs take a new approach to social topics such as family, community, culture and financial health.

Student Opportunities

Each program within the CEHPP requires students to gain hands-on experience within their program of study, providing the opportunity to apply theory to practice and use those skills to enhance their knowledge base.

Diverse Clinical Experiences

Students within CEHPP are required to complete clinical experiences, such as student teaching across the K-12 continuum; assisting social service agencies at the city, state or federal level; or training hands-on with patients, clients or athletes.

Learn more about Clinical Experiences