Academics

As the cornerstone of Western Michigan University, the College of Education and Human Development continues to build upon its rich tradition of excellence by facilitating the preparation and growth of pre K-12 teachers, community educators, innovative designers, and health and wellness professionals.

CEHD academic programs, departments, offices and centers

Undergraduate programs

The college currently offers over 35 majors and 25 minor options in the fields of education and human development, creating numerous degree possibilities for students with a variety of interests. Undergraduate students are advised through the CEHD Office of Admissions and Advising.

Graduate programs

CEHD currently offers over 50 graduate credential opportunities including graduate certificates, master’s degrees, a specialist program, and doctoral degrees. Graduate advisors are located in the departments.

Departments, offices and centers

The college is home to six academic departments, two of which focus solely on graduate degree programs. The college also contains five offices and four centers, ranging from student services to research and innovation.

Study abroad

Study abroad, in addition to enhancing education by raising geographical and cultural awareness, has been linked to cognitive, academic, and professional benefits. CEHD offers study abroad opportunities for both undergraduate and graduate students ranging from short-term summer experiences to semester-long programs.