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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.



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The College of Education is hosting a free virtual event Tuesday, Nov. 16 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. to highlight our faculty’s research to help us face these uncertain and challenging times.

Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2021
6 – 7:30 p.m.
Free virtual event

RSVP Today! The Zoom link will be provided closer to the event.

Learn about the panelists.

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)
  • Top 1%Undergrad elementary teacher-prep program (NCTQ)
  • Top 3%Graduate teacher-prep program (NCTQ)
  • #7Best online graduate education program (U.S. News & World Report)
  • $6M In Research Activity (2019)
  • 33 yearsAPA accreditation for counseling psychology program

Short Takes

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

Associate Dean for Research Ezemenari Obasi has been named a Hugh Roy and Lillie Cranz Cullen Distinguished Chair, a prestigious University honor. He is the first professor from the College to achieve this hard-earned recognition.

Lorraine Reitzel, a professor in the Department of Psychological, Health, & Learning Sciences and Alberto Rodriguez, a professor in the Department of Curriculum & Instruction, have each been named a Distinguished Professor of Education, an honorable College distinction.

Taewon Kim, a doctoral student in the counseling psychology program, received the 2021 Graduate Student Research Award from the American Psychological Association’s Society of Vocational Psychology.

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

Mycah Ayala and Mariana Vázquez, doctoral students in the school psychology program, have been awarded blue ribbons for their research posters by the American Psychological Association’s Committee on School Psychology.



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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