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At the University of Houston College of Education, we’re working to improve educational and health outcomes for all children and families through effective teaching, innovative research and strong partnerships. Students learn in the context of a multicultural city from distinguished professors who merge research with real-world lessons. We’re preparing future teachers, administrators, counselors, psychologists, health specialists, researchers and other leaders to transform lives in Houston and beyond.



Student Scholarships


  • The UH College of Education scholarship application is now open.
  • We have scholarships for undergraduate, graduate and incoming students in all departments.
  • Please visit the College’s Financial Aid and Scholarships page for application instructions. 
  • The deadline to apply is Feb. 28, 2022, at noon
U.S. News and World Report best online programs


As part of a Carnegie-designated Tier One public research institution, we continue to increase our rigor and relevance to the community. Our students can be confident in the quality of our instruction, whether virtual or face or face. In 2021, we earned a No. 7 ranking from U.S. News & World Report for our online master’s degree programs. Our professors are dedicated to helping students achieve their dreams. We hope you’ll make Houston home.


Submission deadline: Jan. 25, 2022 

On Feb. 23-24, 2022, the University of Houston will host an accreditation visit by the Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP). In preparation for the visit, the AAQEP Quality Review Team is soliciting public comment about the quality of educator preparation provided by University of Houston. All comments must be submitted by Jan. 25, 2022 through the AAQEP website.

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Experience a Virtual Tour of campus and the College of Education's idyllic view of the fountains! We're in a prime spot for studying or relaxing with friends outside.

Also check out the Student Center, dorms, dining and more! Befitting of a Tier One public research university, UH has invested in major campus upgrades in recent years.

Prospective students can contact coeinfo@uh.edu with questions.


At a Glance

  • 1stto meet tougher education accreditation standards (CAEP)
  • #7Best online graduate education program (U.S. News & World Report)
  • $5M In research activity (2020)
  • 78%Increase in faculty journal articles since 2017
  • 3-Time WinnerTeacher Education “Distinguished Program” (ATE)
  • 33 yearsAPA accreditation for counseling psychology program

Short Takes

A sampling of faculty, staff, student and alumni happenings:

Kmt Shockey, a professor in the professional leadership — K-12 program, received a Critics’ Choice Book Award from the American Educational Studies Association for the 2020 book he co-edited, “African-Centered Education: Theory and Practice.”

Dave Louis, an associate professor in the higher education program, has been named one of the 2021 Outstanding Alumni honorees for the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University.

Georgina Rosenbrock, a doctoral student in the school psychology program, has been selected as a LoneStar Leadership Education in Autism and Neurodevelopmental Disabilities fellow through the McGovern Medical School at UTHealth.

Katrina Cushenberry, who earned an Ed.D. in professional leadership in 2020, is the new mathematics director for secondary curriculum and development at Houston ISD.

Several faculty members were selected for the 2021-22 UH Cougar Chairs Leadership Academy: Toya Conston, Virmarie Correa-Fernández, Bradley Davis, Conra Gist, Susie Gronseth, and Kristen Hassett.



Learn more about the College’s programs, research, community engagement and more in our new magazine. Prospective students won’t want to miss this useful guide! Read on.

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Contact Us

UH College of Education
Stephen Power Farish Hall
3657 Cullen Blvd., Room 214
Houston, TX 77204-5023

Prospective students: coeinfo@uh.edu or 713-743-7676
Undergraduate: coeug@uh.edu or 713-743-5000
Graduate: coegrad@central.uh.edu or 713-743-7676
General: coecomm@uh.edu or 713-743-5010

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