Consistent with the land grant mission of our university, the teaching, research and service activities of the College of Education & Human Development transform the lives of individuals in our state across the nation. We offer programs through our four academic departments: Educational Administration & Human Resource Development (EAHR), Educational Psychology (EPSY), Health & Kinesiology (HLKN) and Teaching, Learning & Culture (TLAC).
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We are the largest producer in the state of teachers in the high-need fields of bilingual education, math and science. We also offer more than 19 degree programs that fit the needs of our diverse undergraduate students.
- We are "transfer-friendly" with students transferring from other disciplines across campus and community colleges. We offer learning communities to support all freshman and transfer students.
- We have more than 20 faculty-developed international experiences to countries including Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, England, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Spain, Southern Africa, Tanzania and Taiwan
CEHD offers 19 undergraduate degrees and 7 minors. View our undergraduate programs.
Each year, our departments submit data to the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for a report on the 18 characteristics of a doctoral program at a public university. This information is used to help improve programs as well as provide a snapshot of the program to prospective students.
You may download the complete report for each doctoral program on the Office of Graduate and Professional Studies website.
CEHD offers 29 master's programs, 23 doctoral programs and 9 graduate certificates. View our graduate programs.
To help meet university and college strategic goals, our college receives and distributes funds from various sources to each department to support graduate enhancement, tuition, strategic support, reallocation, advancements and set aside scholarships.
Total Funding (FY15): $2,343,911
- Graduate Enhancement (31%) - These funds are used to support instruction, generally in the form of personnel. The college retains 10% to support academic programming.
- Graduate Tuition (35%) - These funds are used to support competitive offers to attract the best and brightest graduate students to elevate graduate programs by financing resident tuition for graduate assistants. These funds may also be used to support select master’s students.
- Strategic Support (11%) - These funds are used to support college strategic efforts to advance the university’s top 10 public aspiration. For FY 16, funds will be used to increase student diversity and preparing research scholars for the professoriate.
- Graduate Reallocation (8%) - These funds are used to facilitate awards or scholarships to help attract and retain top students. Specifically these funds will help finance the CEHD Emerging Scholar Award.
- Graduate Advancements (7%) - These funds may be used to improve the quality of graduate students and climate for graduate students within the college.
- Set Aside Scholarships (8%) - These funds are distributed by departments in the form of scholarships to Texas residents, selected by the Academic Affairs office, who have demonstrated financial need.*percentages are estimates
External funding in 2014 totaled over $18M, including awards from the National Institutes of Health, The National Science Foundation, the Institute of Education Sciences and the Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services.
Researchers across our college strive to improve the physical and mental health and wellness for individuals across the state, nation and world by engaging in:
- Cancer prevention, treatment and education
- Sports injuries
The college (and former students who are in school leadership positions) is also actively engaged in educational reform and policy to address the critical issues faced by our Texas school system by:
- Closing the achievement gap
- Closing the disparities gap
- Producing qualified STEM teachers to meet the need in Texas
- Advocating for physical education in K-12 to help curb childhood obesity
- Engaging in school finance reform/policy
- Producing teachers who can meet the technological demands of today’s classroom