The College of Education and Human Services fulfills the mission of Seton Hall by preparing candidates for careers in the helping professions. The spirit of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, noted for her work with children and education, is manifest in each department.
The various curricula develop the knowledge, skills, competencies and moral and ethical values necessary for outstanding performance in teaching, educational leadership, professional psychology and family therapy.
Students are prepared to serve a diverse range of clients of varying ages, ethnic, racial, cultural, religious and social backgrounds, lifestyles, and abilities. The College enables its candidates to work with individuals, families, and groups in a variety of settings including public and private schools from kindergarten to higher education, hospitals, clinics, mental health agencies, social agencies, counseling centers, correctional facilities and the private practice of psychology and marriage and family therapy.
The College is dedicated to ensuring that its professional preparation programs are based on essential knowledge, evolving technology, research findings, and reflective practice. Each program is committed to developing collaborative relationships and cooperative efforts with schools, agencies, and institutions so that its efforts remain linked to the world of practice and research, and meet the needs of communities.