School of Education and Human Services

Programs offered in the School of Education and Human Services are designed to prepare socially committed professionals for careers in education, administration, counseling, health and wellness and sports-related fields. Students receive quality instruction, individualized attention and mentoring from expert-level faculty. Strategic placements in classrooms, clinics and organizations provide students with supervised, practical experience and training to further develop the knowledge and skills needed in their chosen career path.

Welcome from the Dean 

Welcome to the School of Education and Human Services. We offer nationally recognized programs in education, administration, counseling, and specialized allied health fields that prepare students to pursue rewarding and purposeful careers. Our programs are well known for their small class sizes and for the personalized attention students receive from expert faculty. Quality placements in classrooms and organizations throughout the region provide valuable practical training that prepares students for professional roles.

The School of Education and Human Services is home to four departments (Counseling and Human Services, Graduate Education and Leadership, Kinesiology, and Teacher Education) and the Office of Professional Studies.  We offer 10 undergraduate majors, 21 graduate programs, and multiple certifications, extensions, and advanced certificates of study. In addition, the school houses the Center for Urban Education.

As you browse, questions may occur to you. If they are not answered here, please contact our Admissions Office. If you are a student currently enrolled at Canisius, contact the Griff Center for Student Success or your advisor. We will be happy to advise and inform you further.

Nancy Wallace, Ph.D
Interim Dean