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Farish Hall

The University of Houston’s College of Education prepares graduates to change the world - through teaching, leadership, health promotion, counseling and research.  Currently, over 2,600 students pursue more than 30 undergraduate and graduate academic programs, both on campus and online. 

Our programs exceed national standards for excellence, including accreditation by National Council of Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE) and American Psychological Association (APA).  Our graduate online programs are ranked #1 in the nation by the US News and World Report, and the National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) Teacher Prep Review ranked Undergraduate Elementary and Secondary Teacher Prep Programs in the top 5 nationwide. Learn more about our Teacher Education Program Data.

Our Tier One faculty are world-renowned scholars with real-world experience in our communities. In addition to innovative, federally funded research projects, we have more American Education Research Association (AERA) fellows than any other Texas university. 

Our alumni have deep ties in the community and continue to make an impact felt well beyond graduation. Not only have alumni been named local, state, and national teachers of the year, many of our graduates rise to leadership roles across the world.