College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
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College of Education and Behavioral Sciences

Dr. Sharen L. Cypress, Dean

Associate Professor  


In the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, our commitment is to provide quality preparation programs for pre-service and advanced level professionals who become leaders in their fields. In keeping with the mission of Freed-Hardeman University, we are dedicated to Christian faith and practice and the pursuit of academic excellence in a supportive environment.

Two departments constitute the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences: The Department of Education and the Department of Behavioral Sciences and Family Studies. Over five majors, eight minors, and 19 teacher licensure areas are provided for students at the undergraduate level, while nine degrees are offered at the graduate level. Students in this College are trained to serve the needs of a rapidly changing society within diverse global communities. Upon graduation, our students are able to successfully demonstrate rigorous learning outcomes, as they become agents of transformation for those they will reach in their respective professions.

 

Quality Programs: Accreditations and State Approvals

In the College of Education and Behavioral Sciences, the success of our programs is documented by national and state accrediting agencies: the Council on Social Work Education, the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education, the National Council on Family Relations, and the Tennessee Department of Education.

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