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Overview

Develop the clinical skills that help your clients, while applying your emerging unique professional style. At Antioch University, we leverage experiential learning, internships, research studies, outreach projects and other student participation opportunities to enhance the educational experience beyond the classroom.

Degrees in Counseling, Therapy & Wellness

According to the American Counseling Association (ACA), professional counseling is a professional relationship that empowers diverse individuals, families, and groups to accomplish mental health, wellness, education, and career goals (ACA, 2018). Students who are preparing to specialize as clinical mental health counselors will demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to address a wide variety of circumstances within the context of clinical mental health counseling.

 

Substance abuse and addiction are unfortunately common problems in today’s society. Fortunately, with increased awareness of these pressing issues, more individuals are seeking help to overcome the mental hurdles needed to revert back to a healthy lifestyle. This Clinical Mental Health concentration is not only beneficial to your career, but it will also make a direct and immediate impact on the individuals, families, and communities affected by substance abuse. Become a highly specialized counselor and help those affected by substance abuse live healthier, happier lives.

 

Like you, our adult students in Dance/Movement Therapy are passionate about dance and the unique healing power that it offers. Discover how to harness and teach this unique therapeutic approach and integrate the mind, body, and spirit through verbal and nonverbal treatment approaches to wellness. Learn how to help others and enrich their lives by bestowing your love for movement and dance in a counseling role.

The dynamic between couples, families, and children can be a difficult system to evaluate, analyze and assist. By concentrating on relational, social, and cultural experiences of clients, while still taking into account the context of their inner world, you’ll be empowered to help others through difficult or confusing times. With the correct theoretical perspectives in place and the ability to approach each circumstance interpersonally, you’ll be prepared to solve challenges systemically and with tact.

Individualize your graduate program to reflect the unique interests and career goals that you have in mind. Study in two or more academic disciplines and harness a deeper, more holistic academic perspective on the areas in which you choose to focus. Our dedicated faculty advisors are here to make sure that you are receiving the education you need, facilitating in your exploration into areas that you’re curious and passionate about. Together with Antioch faculty, you will custom-tailor an educational experience that is personally catered to what you need to excel personally and professionally.

 

The Doctor of Philosophy in Marriage and Family Therapy (PhD in MFT) has a focus on Social Justice applications to marriage and family therapy, and prepares graduates for academic, leadership, supervision, and research careers. There is considerable focus on research training in this doctoral degree, and as a degree in MFT, there is also a clinical training component. In everything we do, we emphasize principles of social justice, and our students learn about ways to apply social justice principles in research, teaching and supervision, and clinical work.

 

Through convenient, highly-quality specialized training, the Addictions Counseling certificate program prepares you for a rewarding career of returning normalcy and peace to the life of victims through advanced recovery methods. You will help others overcome the harms of addiction and assist them in mitigating the regional and national substance abuse crisis. The requisite skills that you will learn will allow you to become a better communicator, supporter, and advocate for the sensitive epidemic that has negatively affected the health of victims, their families, and our communities.

 

Members of the military and their families have encountered many unique challenges that might affect their mental and behavioral health. Military service, active duty, and war are inherently stressful and traumatizing, and it takes unique psychological training to understand, assess, and mitigate the detrimental effects. You can help meet the critical needs of these brave individuals and families by acquiring specialized training, preparing you to treat clients negatively affected by military conflict.

 

Like you, our adult students in Dance/Movement Therapy are passionate about dance and the unique healing power that it offers. Discover how to harness and teach this unique therapeutic approach and integrate the mind, body, and spirit through verbal and nonverbal treatment approaches to wellness. Learn how to help others and enrich their lives by bestowing your love for movement and dance in a counseling role.

 

Antioch University New England’s counseling and therapy programs intertwine rigorous academic coursework and experiential learning opportunities, giving you the comprehensive training needed to launch your career and to start creating lasting change in the world. Our graduates are prepared to work as professional counselors focused on promoting mental health, well-being and social justice for a diverse, multicultural and global community.

 

 

Overview

For over 160 years Antioch University has been a leader in progressive education, making a difference in the lives of children, adults, and families by transforming the traditional classroom. Through experiential learning, small class sizes, and collaborative learning environments, we’ve created a set of credentials that help you become the teacher you’ve always wanted to be.

Degrees in Education

Develop your teaching skills in just 13 months through dynamic, collaborative, interactive coursework, and two internships. By learning how to engage students through hands-on education and experiential learning methods, including developmentally appropriate teaching, thematically focused pedagogy, integrated curriculum, and place-based learning, you’ll promote student success and achievement like never before.

AUNE’s MEd for working teachers is a testament to our commitment to the evolution of education. We understand that you’re already equipped with a great foundation of educational experience, and now you’re looking for new ways to enhance your career and classroom. Our progressive concentration options are flexibly designed to be taken while you continue working, pairing a brief residency period with online courses. Immediately and positively impact your students through experiential education and problem-based learning.

Concentrations

Educators are agents for change, and change is needed now. What is required to achieve sustainability is a paradigm shift, one that can be encouraged through progressive education. The goal of educating for sustainability is to teach people how to meet their needs without compromising the environment and future generations. Regardless of your position as an educator or class that you teach, the fundamentals of sustainability can be weaved into your curriculum. Help lead a revolutionary shift in thinking and empower an entire generation to choose a healthier, more sustainable future.

Through the exploration and implementation of innovative pedagogical practices, the Integrated STEAM Education Concentration in the MEd for Experienced Educators will help you create classrooms in which science, technology, engineering, arts, and math are integrated into an engaging, coherent whole. While in the program, you’ll build on your pedagogical beliefs and explore the ways that you can better align what you believe with what you do, creating new approaches and sharing them with your peers. Focus on the ways in which STEAM is more than just five letters or a set of discrete disciplines and discover a new perspective on teaching and learning!

Through the study and daily application of ancient and current applied philosophical perspectives, our master’s program will help you find and harness your innate wisdom to develop a more compassionate classroom. While you study you’ll find guidance to deepen your own mindfulness practice, develop an understanding of the history of mindfulness-based educational approaches and develop your own applications. Focus on the context in which the core principles of mindfulness and compassion affect the classroom to discover new perspectives on both teaching and learning strategies.

As an experienced educator, you understand that students learn best by doing. Don’t give up creativity to meet new teaching standards. Enhance your classroom with complex, interesting, real-world learning opportunities that authentically boost student motivation and achievement. Integrate technology and develop quality assessment tools to document student success. The critical skills classroom has everything you need to bring your classroom back to life!

Using technology in the classroom isn’t just about mastering the most recent technological gadget. It’s about leveraging these advancements to build communities, increase project opportunities, and empower learners to bring their visions to life in the 21st-century. While technology is often seen as a distraction, when utilized properly it actually creates an enhanced opportunity for learning. Add an MEd with a New Hampshire State Educational Technology Integrator Certification to your resume to help transform our schools from the inside out.

School libraries are the hub of the 21st century learning experience. Help students utilize the newest technology resources they need to solve meaningful problems by earning an MEd with a New Hampshire State Library Media Specialist concentration. Designed for teachers who recognize that the role of the media specialist is bigger than just the library, be prepared to take on a leadership role in the larger school setting while remaining engaged as a student educator.

Our program has a unique focus on developing strong facilitative leaders for public, private and international schools. Our adult learners are committed to transforming schools into vibrant, community-embedded learning organizations, designed around the values of equitable educational outcomes, democratic practice, and student agency. By assuming an educational leadership role within your community, you’ll be positioned to help champion real change and bring transformative reform to evolving school systems.

AUNE has a long tradition of attracting and inspiring educators who think outside the box. Our Teacher Education Self-Designed Concentration builds an infrastructure through six core classes but then allows you to meet your own personal goals by creating a unique program from courses throughout the department and University. Explore areas that you’re curious and passionate about in order to custom-tailor an educational experience that is personally designed to help you excel personally and professionally.

Waldorf education is one of the fastest growing independent school movements in the world, with more than 1,000 Waldorf Schools in 60 countries. By placing an emphasis on imagination, teachers who leverage this approach are better equipped to encourage students to think creatively, critically, and empathetically. It allows students to develop important artistic and social skills, while also promoting free thinking and moral responsibility.

Since 1983, the collaboration of the Waldorf and Elementary Teacher Certification faculty has provided a unique blend of essential Waldorf and progressive education courses and internship experiences leading to state certification. Students study Dewey as well as Steiner, learn Waldorf and public school methods in mathematics and reading, and intern in both a Waldorf and a public school.

Using nature as a method to achieve educational results is a powerful methodology that builds upon the tradition of using the outdoors to inspire young learners. Positioning nature at the heart of curriculum stimulates creativity, arouses curiosity, and gives children a deep respect for the outdoors. Nature preschools and forest kindergartens are trending in the United States, and their progressive approach to education has fueled a rise in interest. Become part of this powerful, environmentally focused movement.

Technology and education increasingly have become integrated. In the modern classroom, both magnify and support each other. Libraries have also become more than a place for books and studying. In a technological world, they serve as the hub of curiosity, innovation, and inspiration. Regardless of your familiarity with technology, this certification will ensure you understand all of the ways new advancements can be brought to your community’s classrooms and libraries to enhance the learning experience. Design a powerful learning experience by combining information, technology, and your education expertise for the greater good of your school community.

Through the exploration and implementation of innovative pedagogical practices, this certificate will help you create classrooms in which science, technology, engineering, arts, and math are integrated into an engaging, coherent whole. While in the program, you’ll build on your pedagogical beliefs and explore the ways that you can better align what you believe with what you do, creating new approaches and sharing them with your peers. Focus on the ways in which STEAM is more than just five letters or a set of discrete disciplines and discover a new perspective on teaching and learning!

Through the study and daily application of ancient and current applied philosophical perspectives, this certificate will help you find and harness your innate wisdom to develop a more compassionate classroom. While studying, you’ll find guidance to deepen your own mindfulness practice, develop an understanding of the history of mindfulness-based educational approaches and develop your own applications. Focus on the context in which the core principles of mindfulness and compassion affect the classroom to discover new perspectives on both teaching and learning strategies.

Our program has a unique focus on developing strong facilitative leaders for public, private and international schools. Our adult learners are committed to transforming schools into vibrant, community-embedded learning organizations, designed around the values of equitable educational outcomes, democratic practice, and student agency. By assuming an educational leadership role within your community, you’ll be positioned to help champion real change and bring transformative reform to evolving school systems.

Waldorf education is one of the fastest growing independent school movements in the world. By placing an emphasis on imagination, teachers who leverage this approach are better equipped to encourage students to think creatively, critically, and empathetically. It allows students to develop important artistic and social skills, while also promoting free thinking and moral responsibility.

Waldorf schools are inherently self-administered with decisions made on site by faculty, staff and trustees. This allows for a truly fluid educational experience; child-centered and responsive to the changing needs of the student. Our Waldorf certifications will train you in theory and methodology while simultaneously incorporating hands-on opportunities and experiential learning. This approach enhances your ability to make an immediate impact on the educational experience of your students. Become a part of this revolutionary shift in how educators are teaching, inspiring, and encouraging the next generation of learners.

Individualize your graduate program to reflect the unique interests and career goals that you have in mind. Study in two or more academic disciplines and harness a deeper, more holistic academic perspective on the areas in which you choose to focus. Our dedicated faculty advisors are here to make sure that you are receiving the education you need, facilitating in your exploration into areas that you’re curious and passionate about. Together with Antioch faculty, you will custom-tailor an educational experience that is personally catered to what you need to excel personally and professionally.

Overview

Pioneers for a more sustainable and just world are leading the cultural, political, and environmental shift towards a brighter future. Combine your passion with a degree from Antioch University New England (AUNE) and master the knowledge, strategies, & tools to lead effective environmental change.

Degrees in Environmental Studies & Sustainability

The world needs you to preserve biodiversity, work for environmental justice, reinvigorate science education, guide communities in planning for climate change, and promote sustainable practices in organizations, schools, and businesses. As a team of passionate advocates, educators, and mentors, this is our mission and commitment to our students. Our Master of Science will help you become part of the next generation of environmental leaders working towards a more sustainable, healthy future.

We need resource managers who can bring diverse stakeholders together to solve complex environmental challenges. You will help communities prepare for climate change, protect water, direct community waste systems, manage energy and materials sustainably, and conserve landscapes. Lead vital environmental efforts to protect natural resources in sustainable ways, preserve ecological services in the face of landscape development, create landscape resilience, develop multiple sustainable uses of a natural resource, and restore degraded ecosystems.

 

Scientific discovery is groundbreaking, but advocacy is essential to forging real progress and enacting systems-level change. Whether you want to make an impact on in the community, state, national or international level, we’ll help you develop the knowledge, skills, and networks to be effective. Equip yourself with the skills to bring environmental issues to the forefront of global progress.

 

Learning the skills of ecological inquiry, complex problem solving, and building relationships with professional networks and local communities equip you to be an effective conservation professional in nonprofit conservation organizations, state and federal agencies, educational settings, and private consulting firms. Developing and implementing conservation plans, conducting natural resource inventories, managing land for plant and wildlife habitat, working with local communities to generate solutions to environmental problems, and teaching conservation in formal and informal educational settings are all aspects of Conservation Biology.

 

Be an Educational Leader and Change Agent. Learning the skills of powerful educational approaches equips you as a leader and change agent in nature centers and museums, classrooms and higher education, residential facilities, corporations, the media, municipalities, zoos, aquariums, farms, community organizations, and botanical gardens. Educating for sustainability, raising awareness about climate change, reconnecting children and adults to nature and their community, translating science into conservation education, employing conservation psychology techniques, and making sense out of the human footprint on the planet are all aspects of Environmental Education.

 

Become a science teacher who works with your students to solve compelling classroom and community-based problems. Create playful, active, and rigorous science classrooms where students design their own scientific investigations in order to answer intriguing questions, all the while meeting educational standards. Learn how to teach for engagement, act more like a coach, facilitator, and guide and effectively manage your classrooms with empathy and respect.

 

Work with an AUNE advisor to strategize and design a program that aligns with the career path that you envision for your future. We understand that if your career goals transcend the academic boundaries of our existing Environmental Studies programs, you may consider a more individualized approach. That’s why we work with you to develop a rigorous, yet rewarding, academic framework that is both goal-oriented and structured enough to bestow the academic depth needed to engage in the meaningful practice. If your interests lie at the intersection of disciplines, this option provides the specific customization you’re seeking.

 

By integrating courses in environmental science, social science, and organizational leadership, the Sustainable Development and Climate Change concentration prepare adult learners like you for the rigorous challenges that environmental advocates face every day. The complex arena of sustainability and environmental protection involves tricky navigation of public and private interests. The convoluted, multifaceted problems that you’ll face require the proper skill, knowledge, and leadership to help develop fair compromises in the face of adversity.

 

Individualize your graduate program to reflect the unique interests and career goals that you have in mind. Study in two or more academic disciplines and harness a deeper, more holistic academic perspective on the areas in which you choose to focus. Our dedicated faculty advisors are here to make sure that you are receiving the education you need, facilitating in your exploration into areas that you’re curious and passionate about. Together with Antioch faculty, you will custom-tailor an educational experience that is personally catered to what you need to excel personally and professionally.

 

Our doctoral program is founded on the conviction that theory and practice go hand-in-hand and that our most essential research questions arise from integrating professional experiences and scholarship. Approach your research with a multidisciplinary perspective, integrating science, policy, humanities, education, and service to pursue sustainable solutions to pressing local, national and international environmental challenges.

 

Integrate conservation psychology into your work in conserving biodiversity, promoting sustainability, and developing effective environmental communication and education programs. This emerging interdisciplinary field promotes a scientific approach to understanding how environmental advocates can skillfully and effectively communicate important information with the public. Human attitudes, behaviors, and values towards sustainability can vary greatly, and it’s important to understand the diverse perspectives that different subcultures have towards environmental stewardship.

 

Through community, workplace and campus gardens, make healthy food accessible in every community to increase food security, mitigate climate change, and build community resistance. While this passionate and growing movement is gaining momentum, we still have a lot of work to do until every citizen has equal access to the fresh fruits and vegetables that should be a staple of their diets. We’re here to help you empower people to connect with the sources of their food, practice healthy eating, and build communities with a high degree of food security, to strengthen personal, communal, and environmental resiliency and health.

 

Climate change education is essential for addressing perhaps the biggest environmental and social challenge in human history. We understand that to overcome this challenge we need to not only inform but exponentially increase the number of advocates who are also raising awareness. Through empirical scientific data, you will become an educator for one of the most pressing threats to a sustainable and healthy future.

 

Geographic Information Systems (GIS) are increasingly used for policy-making, scientific, administrative, educational, and recreational purposes. As GIS has become a vital decision support tool, the national and international need for qualified professionals has grown at an unprecedented rate. Proficiency with spatial concepts and data is sought-after by employers and necessary for effective environmental and policy leadership. When you have GIS experience in one sector, you can practically work in any job requiring GIS skills because the methods of working with data will be the same.

 

 

Overview

The learners in Antioch University’s Psychology programs are more than just career seekers, they’re passionate learners committed to improving the lives of individuals, couples, and families. Our students, faculty, and alumni strive to empower people of all backgrounds, cultures, economic standing, sexual orientations and identities to achieve their full potential. Surround yourself with compassionate, professional, motivated students and professors committed to addressing the needs of today’s increasingly diverse populations. By utilizing a combination of theory and practice, where academic excellence coincides with hands-on clinical experience, we’ve developed programs that encourage participation, reward commitment, and challenge the status quo to create lifelong learners. Translate your passion and empathy into a rewarding and successful career.

Degrees in Psychology

Antioch University New England’s practitioner-scholar program prepares reflective clinicians who undertake multiple roles in their professional careers. Our graduates approach their practices with a disciplined inquiry, taking on the role of “local clinical scientists” who view their work as a socially responsible action. Accredited by the American Psychological Association (APA)*, Antioch University New England’s Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (PsyD) offers rigorous academic challenge and thorough clinical training.

*The Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology is accredited by the American Psychological Association. The Clinical Psychology Program at Antioch University New England opened in 1982. It was first accredited in 1986, and has remained fully accredited. Questions related to the program’s accredited status should be directed to the Commission on Accreditation at Office of Program Consultation and Accreditation, American Psychological Association, 750 1st Street, NE, Washington, DC 20002, Phone: (202) 336-5979. E-mail: [email protected] Web: www.apa.org/ed/accreditation

Financial Aid

Many Antioch University students take advantage of our financial aid options to fund their education. Our Financial Aid team can design an aid package based on your eligibility and personal level of need. We’ll help you explore a variety of federal, state, and institutional financial aid options. You’re welcome to either contact the Financial Aid Office or apply now to see what choices are available for you.

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Keene, NH 03431-3516

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