Apple Distinguished School
Applied Experiences/Clinical Practice
Dr. Linda Heitman, professor of nursing at Southeast Missouri State University, has been appointed to the Executive Advisory Board of the Saint Louis University School of Nursing. The Executive Advisory Board provides actions and activities for the betterment of the School of Nursing. One of these actions is to provide a connection with the professional […]
Southeast Missouri State University’s Center for Speech and Hearing is offering a speech intervention program tailored to individuals with a diagnosis of Parkinson’s disease. The Center’s state-licensed and nationally certified speech-language pathologists and Southeast graduate students have received training in the SPEAKOUT!® Live with Intent program to provide this intervention at no cost, including the […]
Southeast Missouri State University student Kayla Chapman refers to dolphins as co-workers at her six week recreational therapy internship at Island Dolphin Care in Key Largo, Florida. Chapman, a senior majoring in recreation and parks administration from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, applied for the internship to gain a unique experience in animal assisted therapy. “After I […]
Experiential learning. Those are fancy words for getting real world experience. At Southeast, we believe education means more than classroom experience. That's why, here, you’ll train a team, teach your own class, develop an app, care for patients or conduct research all as part of your curriculum.
96%of our Education, Health & Human Studies graduates are employed or in grad school one year after graduation.
88%of our grads say their courses gave them the skills/knowledge required in their field.
35,000alumni connections waiting nationwide.
1.9million job openings for teachers in the next five years.
Nursing jobs expected to grow
15%by 2026 according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
From the world’s only EDvolution Center to world class hospitals, clinics, and labs, you’ll be learning at facilities designed to prepare you for the professional world.
Here’s the bottom line for your bottom line: Southeast is one of the top 2 institutions in Missouri in accreditations, and it’s in the top 5 of the lowest cost universities in the state! That means you can be assured you’re getting a quality education at an affordable price. Plus, we award $20 million in academic scholarships and 1,500 endowed scholarships each year to further help you with the cost of your degree. College can be challenging, we’re working to make paying for it easier.
Our nursing program has been in place for 60 years, and our education program has existed since 1873. That’s a strong network to be a part of. Find out more about what our alumni are doing and see what you could do!
Welcome to the College of Education, Health, and Human Studies. Our college has a strong legacy of preparing students for careers in all fields related to the mind, body, and spirit. Three hallmarks of our college are applied learning, technology, and excellence.
First, we have seven centers in the college and partnerships at hundreds more to ensure our students have ample opportunity to apply their knowledge in real-world experiences and connect their classroom experiences to experiential learning.
Technology has changed practically every career path in the last decade, and our programs are no different. We know when you start your job, you’ll be asked to use technology, so we want you to learn on that technology. Whether in our EDvolution Center, in nursing labs, or in the human performance laboratory, you’ll be using technology all as part of your curriculum.
Finally, excellence. You’d expect me to promote our programs. But the proof is really in our accreditations, in our placement rates, in our students’ licensure pass rates, and in our honors such as our education program being named an Apple Distinguished School. We work hard to make your education of the highest quality and have been recognized for doing so.
I invite you to explore our website to learn more about our programs and other opportunities. We have accomplished faculty who are looking forward to collaborating with you to meet your educational goals.
Diana Rogers-Adkinson, Ph.D.
Dean and Professor of College of Education, Health and Human Studies
College of Education, Health and Human Studies
One University Plaza
Cape Girardeau, MO 63701