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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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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 2022, we earned a No. 14 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.


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)
  • #14Best online graduate education program (U.S. News & World Report)
  • $5M In research activity (2020)
  • 71%Increase in citations of our faculty’s research since 2017
  • 3-Time WinnerTeacher Education “Distinguished Program” (ATE)
  • 35 yearsAPA accreditation for counseling psychology program

Short Takes

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

Numerous College of Education faculty members were honored for their contributions to UH’s “50-in-5” research initiative: Consuelo Arbona (PHLS), Ann Chen (PHLS), Virmarie Correa-Fernández (PHLS), Marcel de Dios (PHLS), Conra Gist (CUIN), Elsa Gonzalez (ELPS), Jorge Gonzalez (PHLS), Jacqueline Hawkins (ELPS), Cathy Horn (ELPS), Milena Keller-Margulis (PHLS), Dave Louis (ELPS), Anne McClellan (ACES), Lyle McKinney (ELPS), Rosenda Murillo (PHLS), Ezemenari Obasi (PHLS), April Peters-Hawkins (ELPS), Lorraine Reitzel (PHLS), Augustina Reyes (ELPS), Kristi Santi (ELPS) and Amber Thompson (CUIN).

At least 10 alumni have won Teacher of the Year awards from their schools for 2021-22: Vanessa Cerrato, Houston ISD’s Eliot Elementary; Gilbert Garza, Houston ISD’s Pugh Elementary; Sandra Gonzalez, Houston ISD’s Cornelius Elementary; Adrienne Laygan, Humble ISD’s Fall Creek Elementary; Michele Lytle, Fort Bend ISD’s Thurgood Marshall High School; Pamela Mandujano-Gómez, Houston ISD’s Jefferson Elementary; Elizabeth Matehuala, Houston ISD’s Pugh Elementary and from the Houston Area Association for Bilingual Educators; Reenee Palacios, Alief ISD’s Collins Elementary; Sandra Ramirez, Aldine ISD’s Orange Grove Elementary and Vanessa Trejo, Houston ISD's Rucker Elementary.

Alumna Khalilah Campbell-Rhone has been promoted to assistant superintendent of transformation in Houston ISD. She earned a doctorate in professional leadership, a master’s in administration and supervision, and a bachelor’s in interdisciplinary studies (now teaching and learning).

Norma Olvera, a health professor in the Department of Psychological, Health, & Learning Sciences, has been elected president of the Hispanic Health Coalition for a two-year term.



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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