The School of Education & Human Services

The School of Education and Human Services (SEHS) is comprised of the Education Department, the Social Work Department, the Center for Educator Preparation, and the Early Childhood Development Center.

SEHS does more than teach students how to become social workers and educators. We prepare them with engaged learning experiences to give them first-hand practice before entering the job market. From field experiences for social workers to student teaching opportunities for future educators, SEHS goes beyond the classroom to transform lives and communities. 

SEHS MISSION Statement

The School of Education and Human Services is committed to advancing our local and global communities. In the University of Michigan-Flint tradition, we are dedicated to excellence in teaching and the growth of our students.  We value life-long learning, scholarship, student centeredness, and engaged citizenship.  Through personalized attention from dedicated faculty and staff who employ innovative and responsive practices, our students become leaders and change agents committed to promoting diversity, social justice and equity in their fields, professions, and communities.

SEHS VISION Statement
Preparing future leaders and innovators who are committed to advancing change, equity, and social justice in the communities they will serve.
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SEHS News and Events

UM-Flint study abroad: See the world in 2020

UM-Flint study abroad: See the world in 2020

The UM-Flint Education Abroad Office oversees a wide variety of study abroad opportunities around the globe, including faculty-led trips and exchange programs.

UM-Flint program responds to opioid crisis

UM-Flint program responds to opioid crisis

The epidemic spurred the development of a bachelor’s degree level program in Substance Use Treatment and Intervention.

New faces in great places: UM-Flint welcomes incoming faculty

New faces in great places: UM-Flint welcomes incoming faculty

The thirteen newcomers represent a diverse range of expertise and backgrounds.

Literacy education grads help Michigan school districts and families improve reading

Literacy education grads help Michigan school districts and families improve reading

Michigan's new third-grade reading law highlights the roles literacy education graduates play throughout the state.