(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 institute will feature a performance from Eva Ybarra, the “Queen of the Accordion.” Manuel Medrano will premiere a documentary on Ybarra’s career. Two people receive free admission with a voucher available here.
Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Take the short drive up I-35 to root on your Roadrunners in this I-35 Showdown.
Bobcat Stadium, 1100 Aquarena Springs Dr., San Marcos
Get involved and register to vote. Click on the link to find out the locations on the Main and Downtown Campuses.
Multiple locations on the Main and Downtown Campuses
Learn about products and services available for studying, working, and making it to graduation! Speak directly to OIT managers, provide feedback on UTSA tech, and have your voice heard! Lunch and OIT gear provided. RSVP at: www.utsa.edu/oit/sic.
University Center, Denman Ballroom (2.01.28), Main Campus
Come meet the candidates looking to take home the crown as Mr. and Ms. UTSA 2017-2018. This is your opportunity to hear the candidates platform and learn how they plan to represent and transform UTSA.
University Center, Retama Auditorium (UC 2.02.02), Main Campus
UTSA's Friends of Shakespeare hosts this annual performance seried by Actors from the London Stage, Sept. 27, 29 and 30 at 7:30 p.m.
Arts Building, Recital Hall (ARTS 2.03.02), Main Campus
The Monks of Drepung Loseling Monastery will prepare a mandala sand painting on the main exhibit floor and offer various lectures and activities.
UTSA Institute of Texan Cultures, Hemisfair Campus
Meet researchers and practitioners from academia, industry and government who are working to address smart cities related issues. Register here: https://utsaresearch.wufoo.com/forms/smart-cities-networking-luncheon/
Durango Building, La Villita Room (DB 1.116), Downtown Campus
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