dcsimg Lindan B. Hill, Ph.D. Promoted to Assistant Vice President and Director of the Marian University Academy for Teaching and Learning Leadership
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  • Exercise Science
  • Neuroscience Conference

School of Education and Exercise Science

Dean's Welcome

Welcome to Marian University's School of Education and Exercise Science! Our mission is to prepare graduates who can transform the lives of their students, families, and the wider community.  

Cheryl Hertzer, EdD
Interim Dean

Lori Desautels, Ph.D.

Lori Desautels, Ph.D.

Lori's work and growing research centers on educational neuroscience which studies the unique brains of individual students.

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Why Marian University's School of Education and Exercise Science?

  • Exceptional career and graduate school placement
  • Classroom experience in the first year with at least one practicum per semester
  • Neuroscience collaboration with the Marian University College of Osteopathic Medicine
  • International education opportunities
  • Nationally recognized and accredited with NCATE
  • Reciprocity of license with other states

The School of Education and Exercise Science has a tradition of excellence in preparing future educators and professionals. We focus on a holistic approach to education centering on each student’s unique learning profile. Our approach to teacher education is transforming schools throughout the United States. If you are interested in becoming a transformational teacher-leader, contact us today!

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