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Prospective Undergraduate Student Resources

As the cornerstone of Western Michigan University, the College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) continues to build upon its rich tradition of excellence by facilitating the preparation and growth of researchers, leaders, and professionals across the fields of education, counseling, sport and exercise science, family and community development, and organizational learning.

The College of Education and Human Development

10 registered student organizations are available to CEHD specific majors. Explore the RSO's

10 specialty lab and classroom facilities that provide hands-on learning environments. Explore our spaces

9 out of 10 Broncos are employed quickly, working in their field in jobs they like. Explore the data.

97% of Broncos had instructors who made them excited about learning. Explore the data

92% of graduates working full time have a job related to their degree. Explore the data

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Program options


  • International Student & Scholar Services

    Provides assistance and support to international students on campus to help them achieve their goals, while maintaining a positive living and learning experience.

    Learn more

  • The Office of Military and Veterans Affairs

    Provides guidance and mentorship for veterans, those still serving and their family members. We offer assistance in academic and benefit support.

    Learn more

  • "WMU genuinely cares and is constantly improving and creating more opportunities for experience for students." 

    Ari, exercise science major, current CEHD student

Campus living

Students who choose campus housing are part of active, social communities living in close proximity to dining, classes, campus events and resources. It's easy to make friends, get immersed in college life, and build a foundation for personal success. Through it all, Housing staff is there to ease your transition to college and provide support for any challenges you may face.

Download the campus life guide for overview of buildings, meal plans, residence halls to help with your selections.

  • "WMU is a great community with the student body of a major university but it feels like a small school if you want it to." 

    Carson, sport management major, current CEHD student

Tours and info sessions

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    Campus tours

    There’s simply no substitute for seeing WMU for yourself and experiencing a little slice of what makes Western so unique and beloved.

    Schedule a tour

  • Student tour guide.

    Individual recruitment meetings

    Meet on-on-one with CEHD's undergraduate recruiter to learn more about CEHD programs and meet our student ambassadors.

    Schedule a meeting

  • Student in a virtual meeting.

    Virtual info sessions

    Take part in a virtual information session including a live Q&A with a representative from the CEHD. Learn how CEHD creates an academic experience that prepares our students to thrive.

    Register for a virtual session

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    Virtual tour

    From our live Q&A sessions to a 360° virtual campus tour, you have numerous ways to experience everything WMU has to offer, all from the comfort of home.

    Explore our campus now

Alumni testimonials

Student ambassadors

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