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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

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

Leslie Arreaza

Leslie Arreaza

As a transfer student Leslie Arreaza, ’19, struggled to find her place at Meredith, but it was through her passion for helping immigrants and refugees that she found her voice and her place at Meredith.

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Rachel Hefner

Building her legacy of kindness at Meredith College, Rachel Hefner, ’21, dedicates most of her time volunteering to improve the lives of those who live within her local community.  

Jennifer Orellana

Jennifer Orellana

Jennifer Orellana, ’19, has always enjoyed working with children, which sparked her interest in becoming a teacher. That was partially why she came to Meredith.

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.

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