Message from the Dean
There is no better time than now to be become a part of UTSA’s College of Education and Human Development! Student enrollment is increasing at a rapid rate, and new courses and degrees offer diverse and rewarding opportunities for our students. The college’s research programs and field-based experiences are producing job-ready graduates with experience in their chosen careers. Our academic programs, combined with research, have had a profound impact on our community and continue to cross borders and extend our reputation as a premiere research university. The College is an exciting place to be!
With the largest population of graduate students at the university, our graduate studies programs offer 4 doctoral, 8 master’s, 8 graduate certificates, 5 graduate professional certifications, and 4 graduate teacher education master’s programs in areas such as interdisciplinary studies and teacher preparation, educational leadership (both P-12 and higher education), counseling, dietetics and nutrition, educational psychology, health and kinesiology, and bicultural-bilingual studies. Combined with 11 learning and research centers and 10 research laboratories, the college is both a national and international model for academic excellence, research, and community service, offering students the tools and skills to become transformative leaders for the future.
For those seeking undergraduate programs, we offer degrees in health, infancy and childhood studies, interdisciplinary studies, kinesiology, Mexican American studies, nutrition and dietetics, and women’s studies. Our undergraduate programs also offer minors in African American studies, athletic coaching, bicultural studies, community health, English as a second language, wellness and women’s studies. Combined with our graduate programs, the COEHD offers a program of academic excellence no matter what your calling may be.
Renowned faculty, staff, and administrators form a community of field-engaged scholars who successfully integrate the highest quality of professional preparation, technology, and research into opportunities for students to join the quest for new knowledge by becoming the next generation of leaders and innovators in their respective fields. Our faculty is committed to engaging in research that addresses critical issues, policies, and practices within their respective disciplines. They maintain an in-depth knowledge and respect for the communities they serve. The college has created partnerships with community agencies, other postsecondary educational institutions, and community-based organizations on a worldwide basis through our programs, and continues to be engaged in numerous collaborative efforts in pursuit of our mission.
We are proud to provide our students with a first-rate education that equips them with the skills to respond to today’s educational challenges and the imagination and flexibility to solve the challenges of the future. We promise you a rich academic environment and a rewarding educational experience. Poised to take its place as a Tier-One research university, UTSA offers an exciting academic future. Now is the time to become a part of COEHD. Now is the time to become a Roadrunner!
Dr. Margo DelliCarpini
Dean, College of Education and Human Development