About the College

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The departments of the College of Education, Health and Society are housed in McGuffey Hall and Phillips Hall on Miami's beautiful Oxford campus. With program offerings in all areas influencing education, health, and society, we encourage students to become global citizens by keeping our core values at the heart of all we do.

Core Values

The integrated human experience: Education, Health, Society
  • Embracing Diversity
  • Building Community
  • Cultivating Collaboration
  • Thinking Critically
  • Advancing Social Change that Encourages Social Justice
  • Fostering a Global Perspective
  • Creating Knowledge
  • Promoting Well-Being
  • Working Across Disciplines

EHS 2020 Plan

The unifying goal of the Miami 2020 Plan is to "promote a vibrant learning and discovery environment that produces extraordinary student and scholarly outcomes." This ambitious goal is supported by the following three foundational goals:

  • Ensure vitality and sustainability by building a forward-looking, efficient and caring culture that stimulates, recognizes and rewards creativity, entrepreneurial thinking and exemplary performance.
  • Promote a diverse culture of inclusion, integrity and collaboration that deepens understanding and embraces intercultural and global experiences.
  • Cultivate mutually beneficial partnerships and applied and service-oriented projects that strengthen our local, state, national and world communities.

The EHS 2020 plan supports these goals.

Programs of Study

Undergraduate majors

We offer 26 undergraduate majors.

Combined Degrees

Qualified students can simultaneously pursue a bachelors and a masters degree in one of our 3 + 2 or 4 + 1 programs

Graduate degrees

Over 20 Master’s programs, endorsements, or certificates are available.

The specialist degree (Ed.S) is the terminal degree in the school psychology program.

Four doctoral degrees are available.

Fall Enrollment

Oxford Full and Part-Time - 2015

  • Undergraduate 2,621
  • Graduate 484

Average ACT of first-year students: 27

National average ACT for all majors: 21.0

Endowed Faculty

C. Michael Armstrong Assistant Professor:
Dr. Bob DeSchutter

Condit Professor of Teacher Education:

Dr. James M. Shiveley

John Heckert Professorship
Dr. Tom Romano

Naus Family Faculty Scholar:
Dr. Thomas Misco

Welling Distinguished Scholar in Disability Studies:

Dr. Devva Kasnitz, Spring 2018