(July 12, 2016) -- The UTSA College of Education and Human Development (COEHD) is ranked among the nation’s top graduate programs for education and counseling, according to GraduatePrograms.com. The annual 2016 Top Graduate Schools and Programs rankings guide evaluated more than 1,700 colleges and university programs in the U.S.
UTSA’s top-tier programs ranked highly in the graduate education programs rankings and in the graduate counseling programs rankings. They were the No. 34 and No. 40 top-ranked programs in Texas, respectively.
The website's annual Top Graduate Schools and Programs rankings evaluate institutions on several areas, such as quality of instruction, student financial services, faculty accessibility and networking opportunities. Graduate students scored each program on a 5-point scale.
The final rankings were based on ratings and reviews by more than 51,000 graduate students from around the country as well as data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES). The NCES is a governmental entity that gathers and presents education-related data. Several current graduate students must submit evaluations of their schools in order for programs to be eligible for inclusion in the Top Graduate Schools and Programs rankings.
Established in 2001, the UTSA College of Education and Human Development is one of the leading providers of educators in the San Antonio area and has one of the largest teacher certification programs in the Texas.
COEHD focuses on providing students with top-tier learning and training opportunities and on fostering top-tier research opportunities to help meet today’s educational needs. It currently offers 11 undergraduate, 13 master’s and four doctoral degree programs. The college serves more than 4,700 students and is home to UTSA’s largest graduate enrollment.
COEHD is composed of six academic departments: counseling, educational leadership and policy studies, interdisciplinary learning and teaching, educational psychology, bicultural-bilingual studies, and health, kinesiology and nutrition. It is also home to nine academic and research centers, and six scholarly journals focused on a variety of educational disciplines.
Learn more about the UTSA College of Education and Human Development.
View the 2016 Top Graduate Schools & Programs ranking on GraduatePrograms.com.
The College of Engineering hosts this seminar featuring Nidia Sanchez, continuous improvement with Nationwide Insurance. The topic is Lean Coffee - 2017.
Biosciences Building, The Loeffler Room (BSB 3.03.02), Main Campus
Orientation marks a major step toward becoming a Roadrunner. It is a unique experience designed to welcome freshmen and transfers to UTSA and ensure a successful transition into college. They will learn about UTSA, prepare for their first semester and have fun meeting other students. There is also a special Family Orientation program too.
Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
Come out and meet Dr. Ray Bateman, ARL South Cyber on-site Lead, and Kristin Schweitzer who form the nucleus of ARL South Cyber on our campus. They will give a brief overview of the Army Research Laboratory (ARL) and how it fits within the Army’s hierarchy. Morning session is 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. Afternoon session is 2 p.m. to 3 p.m.
John Peace Library (JPL 4.04.12C), Main Campus
The sympoisum will focus on the interface between aging and neurodegenerative diseases, will educate the wider research community about advancements in this fast-paced field and stimulate collaborative research in this area. Register online for this free event.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (HUC 1.106), Main Campus
The 23rd International Conference on Historical Linguistics is offering four special panels open and free to the San Antonio public July 31-Aug. 3 to mark the tricentennial next year. The event is co-sponsored by UTSA Research.
Hotel Contessa, 306 W. Market St., San Antonio
Get ready for the fall 2017 semester at UTSA with a variety of fun and informational events.
Various locations, Main and Downtown Campuses
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