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School of Education & Applied Social Sciences

Supporting People & Communities

At Seton Hill, we've been educating people of all ages and working to create stronger communities for more than a century. Here, you will enjoy learning from faculty with practical experience in the classroom, in counseling and in community outreach while you gain the skills and the experience necessary for a transformative career.

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Fill out an easy online Request for Information form to learn more about Undergraduate Programs, Graduate Programs or Adult Degree Programs.

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Careers

Majors in the School of Education and Applied Social Sciences lead to fulfilling careers in:

  • Teaching in Public, Private or Parochial Schools
  • Child Care 
  • Preschool & Afterschool Programs
  • Social Work
  • Criminal Justice
  • Psychology

Seton Hill’s award-winning Career and Professional Development Center will work with you and your professors to make career exploration and preparation part of your courses starting in your freshman year. The Center will also help you find the best internships and get started in your dream career. Discover more at setonhill.edu/careerservices

Faculty 

Professors in the School of Education and Applied Social Sciences have advanced degrees in their fields in addition to practical career experience. Your faculty advisor is perfectly-suited to assist you with everything from choosing courses to deciding on a career path or graduate school. 

Becoming A Certified Teacher

At Seton Hill, you can fulfill all of the academic requirements for teaching certification while earning your degree. 

Child Development Center & Center for Marriage and Family Therapy

NAEYC logoSeton Hill University’s Child Development Center is a preschool for children ages three to five. Accredited by the National Association for the Education of Young Children, the Center is under the direction of Seton Hill’s School of Education and Applied Social Sciences. As a student in the Education Department the Child Development Center can provide you with the opportunity to observe, work and learn in an accredited early childhood environment. 

The Seton Hill Center for Family Therapy is a community-based mental health center and training site in downtown Greensburg, Pa. Therapy services are provided by the advanced graduate students in Seton Hill's Marriage and Family Therapy Program, under the mentorship of experienced clinicians on the faculty at Seton Hill.

Ready to Take Your Next Step UP?

You can apply online for free any time. If you haven’t been to visit us yet, please schedule a time to come up to the Hill. You may just see your future from here.

Explore the two Departments in the Seton Hill University School of Education & Applied Social Sciences to find specific programs: