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About the School

We are THE original school at SIU and that means we have nearly 150 years of experience in shaping the educators who make a difference in the world. With our expanded role in human services, we continue our mission, helping students explore possibilities, fulfill dreams and change lives.

We are a leader in off campus and online education. You can achieve your career goals on campus or in classrooms, agencies, military bases and organizations around the world.

Our programs and initiatives continually earn national recognition and our students enjoy the best of both worlds - strong academic programs combined with hands-on field experience in real work settings. At SIU, you will enjoy close interaction with our award-winning faculty and our supportive academic advisors and staff. 

Your research and hands-on study possibilities are boundless, even as an undergraduate. Learn at our world-renowned Center for Autism Spectrum Disordersour acclaimed Rehabilitation Institute and numerous other facilities located right on campus.

We are a diverse school, offering more than 28 majors. With undergraduate, master's, doctoral and certification programs, we can take you as far as you want to go. 

Explore Possibilities, Fulfill Dreams, Change Lives!

Strong academic programs combined with hands-on field experience in real work settings.


Faculty, administrators, and staff in the College of Education and Human Services are committed to several goals and objectives that can be accomplished during the years 2014-2016. These goals are summarized and expanded with specific action items in the STRATEGIC PLAN 2014-2016.