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

Joy Crowley with DFS students and staff

Dean's Future Scholars' students benefit from Joy Crowley's donations

Joy Crowley donates food twice a week to the Dean's Future Scholars Lounge

Presenters, faculty members, graduate student committee with Dean Donald Easton-Brooks and Associate Dean Eleni Oikonomidoy

Department of Educational Studies hosts first annual Graduate Research Forum

Doctoral students presented their research to peers and faculty

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The College of Education and Human Development offers new undergraduate and graduate-level programs

New programs include a B.S. in Early Childhood Education and an online M.S. in Instructional Technology & Learning Design

College of Education and Human Development at a glance

Top 90 Ranked in the top 90 graduate education programs by U.S. News & World Report
U.S. News and World Report, Best Graduate School, Education 2023-24
$332,927 in Scholarships Student support is a critical component for the college experience and we are committed to that support.
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90% 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.