Ready to make a difference for future generations.

Inspiring learners through collaboration and innovation

The College of Education & Human Development is a recognized leader in guiding, shaping, and mentoring high-performing education professionals who will go forth with a lifelong love of learning and with the skills essential for thriving in a global, knowledge-based economy. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive learning community that works to promote education across disciplines for everyone, locally, nationally and around the globe. The University of Nevada, Reno is recognized by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education as an R1 institution, which is reserved for doctoral universities with the highest levels of research activity. 

Research & News

Shanon S. Taylor, Lindsay Diamond and Randall Owen in front of the N sign near the Knowledge Center.

Special Education and Disability Studies program receives $1.25 million leadership grant

The Project SELF grant prepares scholars to become future leaders in special education and disability studies

Manuel Ortiz, assistant director; Mariluz Garcia, executive director; Sammy Rosales, summer program coordinator and Tuna (Mariluz’s dog)

Dean’s Future Scholars celebrates directors’ anniversaries and creates program endowment

Dean’s Future Scholars helps low-income, first-generation students gain access to higher education

Preschool children standing with their teachers

Preschoolers at the Child and Family Research Center become published authors

Students in Ozdemir’s classroom wrote and illustrated the book, "We Are Unique!"

College of Education and Human Development at a glance

Top 100 Ranked in the top 100 graduate education programs by U.S. News & World Report
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$256,921 in Scholarships Student support is a critical component for the college experience and we are committed to that support.
Student studying in a coffee shop
90% In 2017, 90% of our graduates reported that they received a job after graduation
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8 Ph.D. Strands The College of Education and Human Development offers eight exceptional Ph.D. programs
Student in the Knowledge Center reading course materials

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The College of Education & Human Development is committed to promoting and protecting diversity, equity, and inclusion for our entire community. We are committed to promoting an equitable and inclusive climate that validates social identities, including but not limited to the following, as well as intersections thereof: age, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, geographic location, immigration status, Indigeneity, language, nationality, political affiliation, race/ethnicity, religion/spirituality, sexual orientation/identity, and socioeconomic status/social class.