Mailing Address:
School of Liberal Arts & Education
119 Armstrong Hall
Hampton University
Hampton, Virginia 23668

Phone: 757.727.5400
Fax: 757.727.5047

Site: http://libarts.hamptonu.edu

Dean of the School of Liberal Arts & Education
Dr. Linda Malone-Colon
Official Year Founded
2007
Number of Faculty
65
Number of Students
600

The School of Liberal Arts & Education is the primary liberal arts component of Hampton University. The School provides over 50% of the general education core instruction through English, speech, history, humanities, social sciences, and foreign languages if required. The School has two divisions: Arts and Humanities and Social and Behavioral Sciences, and eight departments. The School is home to University Choirs, Bands, Debate and Forensics, Hampton Players and Company, and the annual Hampton University Read-in.

The School has a number of noted graduates including former Good Morning America weather forecaster Spencer Christian, casting director Robi Reed, and costume designer for most Spike Lee movies, Ruth Carter. The Department of English is in the top twenty.

Degree Programs

  • Art (BA)
  • Counseling - Community Agency Counseling (MA)
  • Counseling - Counselor Education - coming soon (PhD)
  • Counseling - Interdisciplinary Studies (BA)
  • Counseling - Pastoral Counseling (MA)
  • Counseling - School Counseling (MA)
  • Counseling - Student Affairs, College Student Development (MA)
  • Criminal Justice (BS)
  • Education - Community Agency (MA)
  • Education - Community Agency Counseling (MA)
  • Education - Educational Leadership (MA)
  • Education - Educational Management (PhD)
  • Education - Elementary Education (MA)
  • Education - Master of Teaching (English 6-12, Mathematics -Secondary- 6-12, Music 6-12) (MA)
  • Education - Pastoral Counseling (MA)
  • Education - School Counseling (MA)
  • Education - Student Affairs, College Student Development (MA)
  • English (BA)
  • Fine and Performing Arts (BA)
  • Health, Physical Education, & Recreation - Aquatics Concentration ()
  • Health, Physical Education, & Recreation - Health & Physical Education (BS)
  • Health, Physical Education, & Recreation - Kinesiology (BS)
  • Health, Physical Education, & Recreation - Recreation & Tourism Management (BS)
  • Health, Physical Education, & Recreation - Sport Administration - coming soon (MA)
  • Health, Physical Education, & Recreation - Sports Management (BS)
  • History (BA)
  • International Studies (BA)
  • Liberal Studies (BA)
  • Music Education Emphasis (BA/MT)
  • Music Performance Emphasis (BA)
  • Music Recording Technology (BS)
  • Political Science (BA)
  • Psychology - Marriage and Family Concentration ()
  • Psychology - Psychology (BA)
  • Psychology - Psychology (Coming Soon) (MS)
  • Sociology (BA)
  • Spanish (BA)
  • Theatre Art (BA)

Certification Programs

  • Army ROTC, commissioning as Second Lieutenants
  • Cinema Studies