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    Xavier University
   
 
  Sep 23, 2017
 
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018 
  
Xavier University Undergraduate and Graduate Catalog 2017-2018

College of Professional Sciences


The College of Professional Sciences prepares undergraduate and graduate students in the Catholic Jesuit tradition intellectually, morally, and spiritually for careers and professions of  service by: Challenging students to strive for academic excellence and life-long learning.  Providing applied experiences grounded in theoretical foundations. Promoting collaboration and community partnerships. Incorporating research, scholarship, and innovation. Integrating ethical behavior and a respect for individual differences and diversity.

Degrees, Programs and Block Schedules

The College of Professional Sciences has degree programs in three schools with additional distinct departments and programs. The departments in the college include: Counseling, Criminal Justice, Health Services Administration, Leadership Studies & Human Resource Development, Military Science, Occupational Therapy, Psychology, Radiologic Technology (program), Social Work, and Sport Studies.  The School of Education includes: Childhood Education (Early, Middle, and Montessori), Reading and Teahcing of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), Secondary Education, Special Education, and Educational Administration.  Also, there is the School of Nursing and the School of Psychology. 

Many of the programs within the College of Professional Sciences are accredited by professional societies and organizations including: CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education), CAHME (Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education), CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education), CSWE (Council on Social Work Education), JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology), ACOTE (Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education), AMS (American Montessori Society), MACTE (Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education), CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs), and TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council), CAEP(Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation), and NASSM-NASPE (North American Society for Sport Management - National Association of Sport & Physical Education). The doctoral program in clinical psychology is accredited by the APA Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, 750 First Street, NE, Washington DC 20002-4242, Phone 202-336-5500.  The School of Nursing is endorsed by the American Holistic Nurses’ Certification Corporation and approved by the Ohio Board of Nursing and Commission of Nurse Certification (CNC).

Xavier University Center for Catholic Education

Xavier University is committed to engaging students intellectually, morally, and spiritually - with rigor and compassion - toward lives of solidarity, service, and success. This is Xavier’s Catholic and Jesuit identity and heritage.  The Xavier University Center for Catholic Education (XUCCE) is one way that Xavier specifically promotes its identity and heritage by assisting Catholic schools in the transmission of the faith and the development of Catholic education.

The Xavier University Center for Catholic Education aims to strengthen Catholic education through diocesan and school partnerships designed to transform Catholic schools.  As such, XUCCE is a resource for Catholic educators providing opportunities that include professional development and networking.  In short, XUCCE utilizes the resources of the University to offer a broad range of programs and services to advance Catholic education in our region.

The Center’s Goals

  • To promote academic achievement and faith formation and to support research and assessment of the effectiveness of Catholic Schools.
  • To provide professional development for Catholic Schools by collaborating at the school and diocesan levels.
  • To assist Catholic Schools in meeting and exceeding licensure requirements for teachers and administrators
  • To provide resources and support in the areas of teacher development, strategic planning, marketing and public relations, financial management, enrollment management, buildings and grounds management, and leadership.

Xavier Center for Excellence in Education

The mission of the Xavier Center for Excellence in Education (XCEED) is to prepare educators who are qualified and committed to providing an outstanding education for their students. XCEED aims to strengthen education through school and district partnerships.  Consequently, XCEED is a resource for schools and districts providing opportunities that include professional development and networking.  XCEED utilizes contractual work with schools and districts to offer a broad range of programs and services meeting the unique needs of schools in our region.

Thus, XCEED works collaboratively with local school districts in Southwest Ohio and Northern Kentucky to meet the needs of administrators, school boards, teachers, and students.

The Center’s Goals

  • To provide professional development for schools by collaborating at the school and district levels.
  • To assist schools in meeting and exceeding licensure requirements for teachers and administrators.
  • To provide resources and support in the areas of teacher development, strategic planning, marketing and public relations, financial management, enrollment management, buildings and grounds management, and leadership.

Criminal Justice

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Counseling

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Health Services Administration

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Leadership Studies & Human Resource Development

Occupational Therapy

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Radiologic Technology

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Social Work

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Sport Studies

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School of Education

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School of Education: Childhood Education

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School of Education: Educational Administration

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School of Education: Montessori

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School of Education: Reading

School of Education: Secondary Education

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School of Education: Special Education

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School of Education: Teaching of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

School of Nursing

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School of Psychology

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