Dr. Cassandra Herring
Mailing Address:
Office of the Dean
P.O. Box 6122
Hampton, Virginia 23668
Phone: 757.637.2072
Fax: 757.727.5535

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Official Year Founded
Number of Faculty
Number of Students
Undergraduate: 729

The School of Education and Human Development is an innovative learning community of diverse faculty and staff working collaboratively to prepare professional educators and practitioners. This learning community works to generate and disseminate knowledge that improves and enriches the lives of individuals, families, and communities in a global society.

In providing graduate and undergraduate education, the school strives to provide a student-centered, intellectually challenging learning environment. The community of learners engages in meaningful research, service learning activities, and enlightened leadership across professional fields.

The School supports and furthers the mission and vision of Hampton University by providing exemplary programs and opportunities that inspire "the promotion of learning, building of character, and preparation of promising students for positions of leadership and service."

The School is comprised of the Department of Counseling, Department of Education; Department of Health, Physical Education and Recreation, Hampton University International, and the Child Development Center.

Degree & Certificate Programs


  • School Counseling (M.A.)
  • Community Agency Counseling (M.A.)
  • Student Affairs, College Student Development (M.A.)
  • Pastoral Counseling (M.A.)
  • Counselor Education (PH.D.)

Health, Physical Education, & Recreation

  • Health & Physical Education (B.S.)
  • Kinesiology (B.S.)
  • Recreation & Tourism Management (B.S.)
  • Sports Management (B.S.)
  • Aquatics concentration
  • Sport Administration (M.A.)


  • Interdisciplinary Studies (B.A.)
  • Master of Teaching – Secondary (English 6-12, Mathematics 6-12, Music 6-12) (M.A.)
  • Elementary Education (M.A.)
  • Educational Leadership (M.A.)
  • School Counseling (M.A.)
  • Community Agency Counseling (M.A.)
  • Student Affairs,
    College Student Development (M.A.)
  • Community Agency (M.A.)
  • Pastoral Counseling (M.A.)
  • Educational Management (PH.D.)