So we can get you more information, which program are you interested in?
The College of Education and Health Professions can prepare you for a career in education and health care. Our flexible scheduling, dedicated and knowledgeable staff, and accredited programs ensure that our students receive a quality education that will take them far. Whatever path you choose at Park University, our faculty and staff will help you become the education or health care professional you want to be.
The School of Education faculty members at Park University are committed to diversity and best practice. As a School of Education student, you can become confident in your ability to be an effective teacher, leader in your community, change agent in your school and advocate for learning.
Bachelor of Science (B.S.E.): The Bachelor of Science in Education is for students pursuing a Missouri Teaching Certification. This degree is a solid basis for those who want to choose a specific concentration in the following areas:
The B.S.E. in Early Childhood Education program covers the education of children from birth through third grade. This program leads to Missouri Teaching Certification.
The B.S.E. in Elementary Education program covers the education of children from first grade through sixth grade and requires a concentration in either art, fine art, language arts, mathematics, science, science and mathematics, or social studies. This program leads to a Missouri Teaching Certificate.
The B.S.E. in Middle School Education program covers the education of children from fifth grade through ninth grad and requires concentration in two of the following areas: language arts, mathematics, science or social studies. This program leads to a Missouri Teaching Certificate.
The B.S.E. in Secondary Education program covers the education of children from ninth grade through twelfth grade and requires concentration in one of the following areas: journalism, language arts, mathematics, social studies, unified science-biology or unified science-chemistry. This program leads to a Missouri Teaching Certificate. Students can earn a full second major in many of these areas without adding extra semesters.
Students seeking their B.S.E. may also earn certification to teach art or Spanish K-12. This program leads to a Missouri Teaching Certificate.
Students seeking their B.S.E. in Education Studies will enroll in one of the following areas of emphasis:
The School of Behavioral and Health Science at Park University is designed to prepare students for their future careers in psychology and sociology, social work or nursing. With flexible course scheduling and faculty members who are experts in their field, an education from Park University can take you far. Whatever path you choose, we can help you become the professional you want to be.
The Department of Psychology and Sociology at Park University provides a variety of undergraduate degree offerings that can prepare you to further your education or begin your career.
Psychology is a broad discipline—both a science and an applied profession. At Park University, we cover topics related to behavior and mental process, and our Bachelor of Arts or Minor degree can support you as you seek a career path in the following:
The combination of scientific and humanistic perspectives is the foundation of sociology. At Park University, our Bachelor of Arts and Minor programs will provide you with the opportunity to study the human experience to better understand pressing social issues and their connection to individual human concern.
Social psychology is a branch of psychology with a focus on social interactions. Our Bachelor of Science, Associate of Science and Minor programs explore the “person in the situation” and trains you to see everyone, including yourself, and the cultures and societies we live in much more clearly.
Social workers must be prepared to work well with others within diverse populations. Our Master of Social Work, Bachelor of Social Work and Minor of Social Work will help in various stages along the way as you gain an understanding of theories and perspectives to apply to your future career in social work.
As a student of the Ellen Finley Earhart Department of Nursing, you have access to respected nursing programs in the Kansas City area. Our programs include a BS in nursing, and a BSN degree completion program. As a featured program, you can find more information here.