The School of Education & Social Services couples a
transformative liberal arts tradition with highly specialized
training in the education and social service fields.
One of the oldest Catholic universities in Florida, Saint Leo
grounds each of its programs in the Benedictine values of
intellectual curiosity and community-minded integrity. Nowhere is
this commitment more embraced than at the School of Education &
Social Services. Through close faculty mentorships, field
internships and applied learning experiences, we prepare students
for careers in education, social work, criminal justice and human
Our professors remain active in their respective fields as
researchers and practitioners, and their innovation earns Saint Leo
industry-leading recognition. Our undergraduate and graduate social
work programs are accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of
the Council on Social Work Education (CSWE).
The School of Education & Social Services also understands
the changing needs of today's students, so we provide options like
evening and weekend courses, as well as online offerings.
Join us, and share in our vision of fostering the next
generation of educators and social service specialists—a new breed
of professional with the talent and resolve to make a
The School of Education & Social Services offers the
following programs at the associate, bachelor's and master's