Our education programs will prepare you for any field.
We’ve graduated a:

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Pulitzer Prize-

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Super Bowl-

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Teacher who
traveled to
outer space.

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Feel right at home,
outside your comfort zone.

When you try something new, or go somewhere unfamiliar, it can change your perspective for the good. Choose a college that can take you unexpected places
…and deliver unexpected rewards.


Education, Health & Society

The College of Education,
Health & Society offers

17 majors &
9 minors

in everything from
kinesiology to music education.

College of Education, Health, & Society Majors

  • Community Nutrition
  • Dietetics
  • Education Licensure Programs:
    • Early Childhood (Pre K-3)
    • English Language Arts, Integrated (7-12)
    • Foreign Language Education (Pre K-12)
    • Mathematics, Integrated (7-12)
    • Middle Childhood (4-9)
    • Science, Integrated (7-12):
    • Social Studies, Integrated (7-12)
    • Music and art education programs offered through the College of Creative Arts
  • Education Studies
  • Inclusive Special Education (K-12)
  • Kinesiology
  • Public Health
  • Social Work
  • Sport Leadership and Management (SLAM)

–As of Fall 2019

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The courtyard in McGuffey hall, in the center, a statue of William Holmes McGuffey.

Feel right at home,outside your comfort zone.

Mamie Hobbs ’13

Education Major

Miami is such an idyllic place that most students never want to leave. So when education major Mamie Hobbs decided to spend a semester living and teaching in Cincinnati’s Over-the-Rhine neighborhood, some people didn’t understand. Why the move? Why not commute from fun, charming Oxford?

But Mamie knew that participating in Miami’s Urban Teaching Cohort was important — for her own education and for her future students. For an entire semester, Mamie lived (along with ten other Miami students) in an apartment in Over-the-Rhine. There, as a student-teacher, she lived in the same neighborhood as her students and learned first-hand about the challenges their community faced.

Mamie says that her Over-the-Rhine experience taught her that good teaching requires you to earn your students’ trust. That trust is the foundation for helping any student learn. Now, her goal is to spend her career teaching in an urban environment, helping underprivileged students trust her and, most importantly, believe in themselves.

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A community mural that says we shall not be moved, Over-the-Rhine peoples movement. Mamie Hobbs scrubbing a window. Mamie Hobbs portrait.