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ABOUT THE COLLEGE

Academic Programs and Departments

Dept. of Communication Sciences and Disorders


Undergraduate Programs

Graduate Programs


Department Contacts

Jayne Brandel, Ph.D., Department Chair
Cheryl A. Ridgway, Administrative Assistant

Carolyn Peluso Atkins, Ed.D., Director of Undergraduate Programs in Speech Pathology & Audiology
Mary Ellen Tekieli Koay, Ph.D., Director of Graduate Study in Speech-Language Pathology
Vishakha W. Rawool, Ph.D., Director of Graduate Study in Audiology
Michelle W. Moore, Ph.D., Director of Post-Professional Graduate Study in Communication Sciences & Disorders


Dept. of Counseling, Rehabilitation Counseling,
and Counseling Psychology

Graduate Programs


Department Contacts

Jeffrey Daniels, Ph.D., Department Chair
Vicki Railing, Administrative Assistant

Ed Jacobs, Ph.D., Program Coordinator, Counselor Education
Christine Schimmel, Ed.D., Program Coordinator, School Counseling
Margaret K. Glenn, Ed.D., CRC, Program Coordinator, Clinical Rehabilitation and Mental Health
David Allen, Ph.D., Training Director,Counseling Psychology


Dept. of Curriculum and Instruction/Literacy Studies

Undergraduate Programs


Graduate Programs

  • Master of Arts and Certification Program,
    offering the following majors:
    • Elementary Education
    • Secondary Education (Areas of of emphasis include: English, World Languages, Mathematics, Science, or Social Studies)

The CEHS Interdisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education Program also offers the following plans of doctoral study in the fields of curriculum and instruction, educational leadership, and literacy:


Department Contacts

Sam Stack, Ph.D., Department Chair
Connie Miranov, Program Assistant I


Denise Lindstrom, Ph.D., Program Director, Master of Arts and Certification
Allison Swan Dagen, Ph.D., Program Director, Master of Arts in Literacy Education
Sharon Hayes, Ph.D., Program Director, Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction
Stephanie Lorenze, Ed.D., Assistant Department Chair and Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education
Nate Sorber, Ph.D., Program Director, Master's and Doctoral programs in Higher Education Administration
John Stallings, Ed.D., Program Director, WVU Five-Year Teacher Education Program


Dept. of Learning Sciences and Human Development

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate Minors

Graduate Programs

The CEHS Interdisciplinary Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) in Education program also offers the following plans of doctoral study in the fields of learning sciences and human development:


Department Contacts

Reagan Curtis, Ph.D., Department Chair
Eva Taylor, Administrative Assistant

Nancy Wolfe-Dilgard, Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Studies
Ugur Kale, Ph.D., Program Coordinator, Master of Arts in Instructional Design and Technology
Terence Ahern, Ph.D., Program Coordinator, Doctor of Education in Instructional Design and Technology
Gregory Epps, Ph.D., Program Director, Regents Bachelor of Arts


Dept. of Special Education


Undergraduate Majors

An undergraduate additional endorsement in Preschool Special Needs (PreK-K) is available to students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Child Development and Family Studies Program.

Undergraduate Minors

Graduate Programs


Department Contacts

For more information about Special Education Programs, please contact sped@mail.wvu.edu or (304) 293-6932

Barbara L. Ludlow, Ed.D., Department Chair
Mary Ruth Higgins, Administrative Assistant