Why Choose Us?
The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) offers programs to prepare our students to address the most pressing social issues of our time.
We have over 100 faculty members helping to guide our 1,500 undergraduate and graduate students to become educators, advocates, researchers and leaders in their fields. Undergraduates have 3 majors to choose from, with a wide variety of minors and concentrations that allow you to focus on a particular field within education or development. Our graduate programs span a wide range of disciplines, providing in-depth exploration in the fields of education and human services. For a complete summary of what our college has to offer, see our online booklet.
Unsure what direction you want to take?
Each student is assigned an advisor who will help guide you through the course selection, evaluate your preferences and help steer you to a career path just right for you.
Graduates of our college are well regarded by employers, who know our students have the knowledge and experience to succeed. In addition to classroom experience, our students received over 500 hours of field work, beginning their freshman year, where they apply their learnings.
Learn more about our programs:
- Majors & Minors
- Secondary Teacher Education programs (for non Elementary Ed or Early Childhood majors)
- Programs and Course of Study opportunities Newark and in Southern Delaware (see CAS page for SEED details)
- Student groups - get involved with student council or other leadership or professional opportunities
- Special opportunities (learn about our study abroad program, honors, internships, etc.)
- UD Virtual Tour has videos showing all our University has to offer.
Looking to get a Graduate degree?
Our graduate students work closely with faculty, helping them become respected scholars, researchers, professors or leaders in the fields of education, school psychology, leadership, early childhood, human development and family studies and more.
To learn more visit our graduate webpages:
- Graduate Programs – for UD’s School of Education and Human Development & Family Studies
- Prospective graduate students – learn about testing information, application guides and personal statement preparation for all graduate schools
- Programs in Southern Delaware - classes are available in Georgetown and Dover.