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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>Dr. Sheridan Kingsberry (center), Delaware&#039;s 2018 Social Worker of the Year, poses with Michael Francum (l), executive director of the Delaware Chapter of the National Association of Social Workers, and Shannon Fisch, the president of the NASW-DE Board of Directors.</p>
Dr. Kingsberry named Social Worker of the Year

Dr. Sheridan Quarless Kingsberry has been named by the state chapter of the National Association of Social Workers as the 2018 Delaware Social Worker of the Year.

<p>From left are Dr. Dyremple Marsh, Dr. Francine Edwards and Dr. Marshá Horton.</p>
New College Structure and Deans Announced

Colleges will be formally established July 1

<p>The 4.0 academic performance of (l-r) Edgar Ortiz and Kirk Prange was the first time two Aviation majors have completed their undergraduate journey with a perfect GPA.</p>
Seven seniors graduate with 4.0 at 2018 May Commencement

Number of 4.0 students is a record

<p>Two DSU students play with two puppies as a relaxing way to reduce stress.</p>
Students enjoy Dog Therapy Day

Dog Therapy Day reduces student stress

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1.9 million
Job Openings for Teachers by 2024
19%
Projected Growth in Health Care Jobs by 2024
BSW & MSW
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

Nursing

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

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.

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