EDUCATION, HEALTH & HUMAN SCIENCES
School of Education Health & 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.
Interim Dean, School of Education, Health and Human Sciences; Professor of Exercise and Sports Science
140 Martin Hall
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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
- Workplace Solutions
School of Education Health & Human Sciences Videos
Exercise and Sports Science major Lauren Grodi, ’20, used her strengths at Meredith as volleyball team captain, student researcher, and intern. She continues to use them while earning her doctorate in physical therapy at East Carolina University.
Internships, leadership opportunities, and the Meredith Autism Program have prepared Laura Jenkins,’20, to take on an occupational therapy program after graduation.
Students have a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces to use for learning and conducting research.
Meredith Autism Program
The Meredith Autism Program (MAP) provides a rare opportunity to participate in one-on-one clinical training as an undergraduate.