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School of Education, Health & Human Sciences

School of Education Health and Human Sciences

The programs offered through the School of Education, Health and Human Sciences promote the education of students who aspire to professional practice, higher levels of academic training, and productive careers that positively impact the quality of life for individuals, groups, organizations, schools, families, and communities.



  • Satina Smith, '06, '11 (M.Ed.), wanted to pursue her Master of Education to more effectively meet the needs of a wide range of learners in her classroom
  • Katie’s involvement in the Meredith Autism Program (MAP) has also helped shape her career interests.
  • For Jennifer Coples, ’16, her plan has included taking advantage of every opportunity that came her way – and creating a few opportunities of her own.

Meredith’s ideal location and strong connections to employers and professional colleagues give students access to powerful internships and field experiences that prepare them for their career of choice – and often turn into jobs after graduation. Organizations and companies where students have recently interned include:

  • Duke University Medical Center – Child Life Program
  • Environmental Protection Agency 
  • Interact – Domestic Violence Shelter, Counseling, Hotline
  • Karen Saks Showroom
  • Michael Kors
  • Raleigh Rescue Mission – Child Development Center for Homeless Children
  • Rex Wellness Centers
  • Storr Office Environment
  • Tammy Lynn Center – Residential Center for Children with Severe Developmental Disabilities
  • Vogue Magazine
  • Wake County Public Schools
  • WakeMed
  • Workplace Solutions
School of Education Health & Human Sciences Videos

Strong Story | Lara Pantlin

Strong Story | Lara Pantlin

Psychology major Lara Pantlin talks about the multiple research experiences she has had as a student at Meredith and how they prepared her for graduate school.

Strong Story | Lara Pantlin

Psychology major Lara Pantlin talks about the multiple research experiences she has had as a student at Meredith and how they prepared her for graduate school.

Education at Meredith College

Education at Meredith College

Find out what sets Meredith's education programs apart and why our teachers are among the best regionally and nationally.

Education at Meredith College

Find out what sets Meredith's education programs apart and why our teachers are among the best regionally and nationally.

Student showing classmates her designs

Design at Meredith College

Meredith offers majors in graphic design, interior design, and fashion merchandising and design. A focus on professional preparation means graduates enter their fields ready to excel.

Design at Meredith College

Meredith offers majors in graphic design, interior design, and fashion merchandising and design. A focus on professional preparation means graduates enter their fields ready to excel.

Strong Faculty


Cyndi Edwards

Professor of Psychology Cynthia Edwards explains how the skills students develop through undergraduate research translate to employment after graduation.

Marthe Burpitt

Professor of Human Environmental Sciences Martha Burpitt explains exactly how interior design works.

Lara Pantlin

Lara Pantlin

During her time at Meredith College, student-athlete Lara Pantlin, ’14, funneled her creativity into undergraduate research, which is now a big part of her life as a Ph.D. candidate.

Senior Madison Burton

Madison Burton

Turning her challenges into incentives for action and change, Madison Burton, ’18, has adapted to difficulties in her life in order to discover her calling.

Tina Salmon

Tina Salmon

Wings student and triple major Tina Salmon, ’17, discovered a talent for leadership and advocacy at Meredith.

Facilities

Students have a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces to use for learning and conducting research.

Meredith Autism Program

Meredith Autism Program

The Meredith Autism Program (MAP) provides a rare opportunity to participate in one-on-one clinical training as an undergraduate.