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A message from Dr. Michael Walker, interim department chair

Welcome to the Department of Human Services and Educational Leadership! If you want to pursue a career that will enhance people’s ability to experience life more completely and successfully, then you have arrived at the right place — we are all about helping others help themselves.

Our objectives include preparation of students for careers in:

  • counseling and related human services
  • educational leadership and athletic directing
  • rehabilitation services
  • occupations serving persons with disabilities
  • school psychology
  • and speech-language pathology.

Our top-notch human services and educational leadership programs are accredited by national professional organizations and offer the best training practices available based on national standards. Eight on-campus clinics and laboratories offer trainees opportunities to work as faculty-supervised practitioners using cutting-edge technology. Student participation in research and scholarship is encouraged.

As an SFA human services and educational leadership graduate, you will embark on your journey with a well-rounded comprehension of current professional literature, practical theory, laboratory technique and person-to-person interactive skills. Upon graduation, you will be more competitive in pursuit of employment and additional graduate degrees in your chosen field.

Michael Walker, PhD


Department of Human Services and Educational Leadership
Faculty Directory

Human Services Building
Suite 302

Mailing Address:
P.O. Box 13019, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, Texas 75962