Winthrop University: COE - Counseling, Leadership, and Educational Studies

Counseling, Leadership, and Educational Studies

Preparing Tomorrow's Leaders...What Are You Waiting For?

Welcome to the Department of Counseling, Leadership, and Educational Studies. Our department prepares candidates to meet the needs of 21st Century learners, families, and clients through degree programs offered at the undergraduate and graduate levels in both teacher education and non-licensure degree programs. The Department of Counseling, Leadership, and Educational Studies has over 550 students enrolled in its undergraduate and graduate degree programs.

The department offers Bachelor of Science degrees in Human Development & Family Studies, Middle Level Education, and Special Education (that includes 3 areas of certification), a Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree, Master of Education degrees in Counseling and Development, Educational Leadership, and School-Based Intervention and an Educational Specialist degree in Educational Leadership. Additionally, we offer a Graduate Professional Certificate in Middle Level Education and the newly added licensure endorsement for Project-Based Learning.

**Our BS in HDFS is the only CFLE approved program in S.C. and nationally recognized by the National Council on Family Relations and our BS in SPED-Multi-Categorical is named as top 35 programs for ABA!

Please visit the links below to find the right degree program for you!t Programs & Graduate Programs

Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs

BS Human Development & Family Studies MAT Master of Arts in Teaching
BS Middle Level Education MEd Counseling and Development
BS in Physical Education Teacher Certification

BS Special Education- Multi-Categorical
Educational Leadership
  • M.Ed. in Educational Leadership
  • Ed.S. in Educational Leadership
  MEd Special Education Intervention (online)
  MEd in Learning Design & Technology (Begins Fall 2019!)
  Middle Level Education Graduate Certificate
  Project-Based Learning Endorsement

Last Updated: 8/1/19