Preparing educators and speech-language pathologists who teach and serve individuals with diverse needs, their families, and their communities. We achieve this mission through innovative research, interprofessional collaboration, and evidence-based practices.
Preparing human services and counseling professionals to provide supportive, educational, and counseling services in a wide range of settings, including agencies, PK-12 schools, and colleges and universities; to contribute to knowledge in human services and counseling through scholarly contributions of faculty members and students; and to provide service to the human services and counseling professions, the community, and ODU.
Educational Foundations & Leadership department has four academic program areas that explore the relationship between leadership and learning. Each program provides you with the necessary skills needed to elevate your career in education and make a difference. You can find a list of our programs below. Contact us if you have any questions or want to try a class.
Preparing professionals in the following disciplines dedicated to the promotion of health and wellness through human movement: Exercise Science, Health and Physical Education, Park, Recreation and Tourism Studies, and Sport Management.
Offering courses in fashion merchandising, industrial technology, instructional design & technology, training specialist, library science as well as a host of certification and graduate program offerings. Additionally, we are proud to offer teacher preparation programs in marketing and technology education.
Promoting the development of our students as professional educators, leaders, and critically engaged citizens. Through these efforts, our students become innovative and creative educators who make a difference for diverse learners, from birth through adulthood, in schools and communities, both local and global.