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The University of Houston’s College of Education prepares graduates to change the world - through teaching, leadership, health promotion, counseling and research. Roughly 3,000 students pursue about 30 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, both on campus and online.

The college is committed to eradicating inequities in education and health outcomes in Houston and beyond.

Our programs exceed national standards for excellence, including accreditation by the Council for the Accreditation for Educator Preparation and American Psychological Association. Our graduate online programs are ranked among the top 20 in the nation by U.S. News and World Report. The National Council on Teacher Quality ranks our undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program among the nation's top 1 percent. Our teacher prep program also received the 2018 “distinguished” program award from the Association of Teacher Educators.

Our faculty have a wide range of expertise, serve in leadership positions with key national associations, and have received significant grants from the National Institutes of Health, the Institute of Education Sciences and the Cancer Prevention Research Institute of Texas. Our alumni have deep ties in the community and continue to make an impact felt well beyond graduation.

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