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William Carey University

William Carey University

William Carey University, also known as WCU, is located in Hattiesburg, Mississippi, United States. It was established in 1906 as Mississippi Woman's College. In 1954, it was named William Carey College, after William Carey. It also became coeducational that same year. In addition to the main campus in Hattiesburg, the college has campuses in New Orleans, Louisiana, and Gulfport, Mississippi. The college is divided into the following academic schools:

  • Donald and Frances Winters School of Music
  • Joseph and Nancy Fail School of Nursing
  • Owen and Elizabeth Cooper School of Missions and Biblical Studies
  • Ralph and Naomi Noonkester School of Arts and Letters
  • School of Business
  • School of Education
  • School of Natural and Behavioral Sciences

WCU competes in the Gulf Coast Athletic Conference as a member of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics. They are nicknamed the Crusaders.

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Educational Leadership And Administration, General
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration
Secondary School Administration/Principalship
Education/Teaching Of The Gifted And Talented
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Multiple Disabilities
Education/Teaching Of Individuals With Specific Learning Disabilities
Counselor Education/School Counseling And Guidance Services
Elementary Education And Teaching
Secondary Education And Teaching
Art Teacher Education
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Health Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Music Teacher Education
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching
Social Science Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Technical Teacher Education
Biology Teacher Education
Drama And Dance Teacher Education
Education, Other
Spanish Language And Literature
English Language And Literature, General
General Studies
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biomedical Sciences, General
Mathematics, General
Gerontology
Intercultural/Multicultural And Diversity Studies
Health And Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Bible/Biblical Studies
Religious/Sacred Music
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Psychology, General
Developmental And Child Psychology
Psychometrics And Quantitative Psychology
Counseling Psychology
Industrial And Organizational Psychology
School Psychology
Psychology, Other
Drama And Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Fine Arts And Art Studies, Other
Music, General
Music Performance, General
History, General
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/

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