The College of Education & Human Development is dedicated to developing solutions to the problems faced by schools and the challenges encountered by children, youth and families around the world.Our mission is to make a difference, by advancing knowledge through research; preparing leaders in education and human services; and serving the citizens of Delaware, the nation and the world.
- Academic Units – School of Education and Human Development & Family Sciences Our graduate education programs were ranked 39th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report in 2022. Our online graduate education programs were ranked 20th in 2023.
- Centers – 5 Research Centers and 3 Living Learning Laboratories, along with support services for students and the community.
- 1 Associate of Arts
- 4 Undergraduate majors
- 6 Undergraduate minors
- 8 Master’s programs
- 6 Doctoral programs
- 3 Graduate certificates
- 85 tenured and continuing track faculty
- 110 national and international grants in 2022
Over 97% of CEHD graduates are employed or pursuing further education. The UD Career Outcomes website shows what students do after graduation; see the employment and continuing education data for CEHD bachelor’s, masters or doctoral graduates.
- UD’s Carnegie classification is “R1: Doctoral Universities–Very high research activity” which places it in the top 3% of all U.S. universities and colleges.
- Over $24 million in grant funding in 2022 (see our Research website for details)