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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.




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

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Strong Faculty


Cyndi Edwards

Undergraduate Research

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

Marthe Burpitt

How Does Interior Design Work?

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

Lauren Grodi

Lauren Grodi

Exercise and Sports Science major Lauren Grodi, ’20, used her strengths at Meredith as volleyball team captain, student researcher, and intern. Next she’ll apply them while earning her doctorate in physical therapy at East Carolina University.

Laura Jenkins

Laura Jenkins

Internships, leadership opportunities, and the Meredith Autism Program have prepared Laura Jenkins,’20, to take on an occupational therapy program after graduation.

Lindsey Norris

Social work major Lindsey Norris, '20, was accepted into the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill’s Advanced Standing Master of Social Work Program. She was also chosen to participate in the highly selective UNC PrimeCare program

Facilities

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

Meredith Autism Program

Meredith Autism Program

Meredith Autism Program

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