The College of Education and Health Professions (CEHP) was founded in 2014, bringing together several of UA Little Rock’s most well established, successful, and individually accredited professional programs. The college consists of five academic units and several centers, including:
- Department of Audiology and Speech Pathology
- School of Counseling, Human Performance, & Rehabilitation (CHPR)
- School of Education
- Department of Nursing
- School of Social Work
The mission of the college draws from and supports the greater mission of the university. The College of Education and Health Professions prioritizes student success and the application of knowledge, is a leader in the development of community partnerships, and strongly supports applied research. The college mission, values, and vision were developed and approved by the CEHP faculty at the inception of the college. They are as follows:
Partnering with the community, we provide an interdisciplinary, scholarly, and collaborative environment to prepare professionals to practice their respective disciplines and become leaders in central Arkansas and beyond.
CEHP Values and Vision
As a college comprised of professional, individually accredited programs, the values of the college are heavily influenced by the mission of the university as well as by a variety of accrediting bodies.
The CEHP will be a leader in graduating students prepared for challenging, meaningful, high demand fields both within Arkansas and nationally. Our students are highly invested in community engagement and the majority of our graduates participate in high impact learning activities such as internships, field experiences, and service learning activities through their programs of study. The college will continue to hold to the community focus, while seeking new ways to grow our student population through high impact/high priority initiatives.