James L. and Dorothy H. Dewar College of Education & Human Services
Shaping Lives In Classrooms & Communities
You’re the type of student who looks for opportunities to change lives every day. At Valdosta State University, you can succeed in teaching, sign language, counseling, therapy, social work, speech and hearing disorders, leadership, and more. You’ll also get hands-on experience in our clinics, literacy center, local schools, and community organizations alongside talented and certified faculty mentors. Whether you’re looking for a program on campus or online, the Dewar College of Education and Human Services has a challenge for you. Visit today and end your college search here.
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- Adult & Career Education
- Communication Sciences & Disorders and Special Education
- Curriculum, Leadership, & Technology
- Elementary Education
- Kinesiology & Physical Education
- Library & Information Studies
- Middle Grades, Secondary, Reading, & Deaf Education
- Human Services
- Academic Centers
- Program Performance Data
Join us for our Summer Clinics!
The College of Education & Human Services offers summer clinics. Our Speech and Hearing Clinic, Sullivan Literacy Center, and FamilyWorks Clinic are going on right now! Call 229.333.5925 for more information.
Valdosta Speech & Hearing Clinic
Communication Sciences and Disorders students receive hands on experience as they serve the community in this 25,350 square foot clinic alongside licensed practicing faculty members. Click below for more info and contact information.
FamilyWorks trains graduate students to provide brief therapy to families, couples, and individuals who come from all over the region in a professional clinical setting.More About The FamilyWorks Clinic
Valdosta Sullivan Scholars Program
The Valdosta Sullivan Scholars Program is a scholarship program awarded to high school juniors and seniors from rural Georgia Counties. who have a passion for becoming a teacher. Principals, assistant principals, teachers, and/or counselors can nominate rising high school juniors or seniors who meet the eligibility criteria.Find Out More
Military Families Learning Network
The Military Families Learning Network (MFLN) Family Development Team at Valdosta State University is part of a Department of Defense (DoD) grant initiative to provide professionals with online training that supports work with military families. These online resources include: webinars, podcast episodes, virtual conferences and much more.Find Out More
College Assistance Migrant Program
The College Assistance Migrant Program was established to assist migrant and seasonal farm workers, or their dependents, by providing intensive academic, social, and financial support to help them succeed during their first year at VSU and continue with their postsecondary education.Find Out More
The Sullivan Literacy Center
The Literacy Center’s mission is to be a system of care for the children and families of Valdosta and the surrounding communities with a focus on building children's literacy skills, motivation, and confidence.Find Out More
Meet Dean Bernie Oliver
The Dewar College of Education & Human Services at Valdosta State University helps you be the difference in your classroom or community. Click below to meet Dean Oliver and the students and faculty that make up our college.Letter from the Dean