Education and Behavioral Sciences at Mary
The mission of the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences is to develop professionals who have a strong academic foundation that is grounded in Christian, Catholic, and Benedictine values so that they can positively serve the needs of the people in this region and beyond.
The Department of Education undergraduate programs are designed to develop exceptional, ethical, and professional educators and learners who take responsibility for student learning, who demonstrate strong pedagogical content knowledge, and display the characteristics needed to positively impact P-12 students’ learning.
The Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences graduate programs are committed to providing flexible programs of graduate study to teachers, school administrators, or other human service professionals who are pursuing advanced degrees in education or counseling. Programs are designed to help students enrich their professional knowledge and skills for the purpose of achieving higher levels of competence.
Academic Programs: Education and Behavioral Sciences
The tabs below highlight the fields of study offered by the Liffrig Family School of Education and Behavioral Sciences at Mary.
|Child Development Studies||Bachelor's|
|Coaching and Sport Studies||Bachelor's|
|Criminal Justice||Bachelor's; Minor|
|Early Childhood Education||Bachelor's|
|Human Support Services||Bachelor's|
|Social Studies Education||Bachelor's|
|Special Education||Bachelor's; Minor|
|Catholic Anthropology for Counselors|
|Catholic Studies for Educators|
|Clinical Mental Health|
|High School Chaplaincy for Priests|
|Level I or II Elementary/Secondary Principal|
|Special Education Director|
Praxis Pass Rates for 2018-2019: 95%