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Due to COVID-19, GRE requirements have been waived for all Fall-2020 applicants to the following master’s degree programs:

Educational and Psychological Studies:
Community and Social Change
Counseling
Higher Education Administration

Kinesiology and Sports Sciences:
Athletic Training
Exercise Physiology
Sports Administration
UOnline Sports Administration

Teaching and Learning:
Education and Social Change
Special Education
UOnline Applied Learning Sciences

Our School

Education should be a tool for transformation. For individuals. For communities. That is the core of Dean Laura Kohn-Wood’s mission for the University of Miami’s School of Education and Human Development. Building on the well-laid foundation of integrating educational, psychological, and physical wellbeing into formal education, established by former Dean Isaac Prilleltensky, Kohn-Wood intends to harness the immense talent, research skills, and know-how of her faculty, staff, and students to solve real-life problems.


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A special thanks to our alumni and friends who contributed this year! All contributions whether to annual giving, endowments, scholarships, or faculty support are deeply appreciated and vital to the School's growth.

NEWS@TheSEHD

June 3, 2020

Virtual forum focuses on ‘Discussing America Today’

In response to George Floyd’s death, the Office of Multicultural Student Affairs and the Counseling Center host an online platform to promote student dialogue and facilitate community building.
June 1, 2020

I can’t breathe

Tears come to my eyes as I write this. It is hard to write. It is hard to breathe. It is hard to know what to say, to think, to write – when the city, country and the world is on fire. I fear for our world and I fear for our future. I fear for my sons. I hope that you are holding those you love close, as I am. And […]
April 14, 2020

TAL Professor Beth Harry Reflects on 25 Years at SEHD

Professor Beth Harry brings a unique perspective to special education. Her daughter Melinda had a childhood disability that claimed her life at an early age. She co-founded a school in Trinidad that became a model for special education in the Caribbean. She also has conducted groundbreaking research on cultural and educational attitudes toward disabilities.
April 14, 2020

Sport Industry Conference Draws 400+ Attendees

From the Super Bowl to basketball, soccer and esports, the fifth annual University of Miami School of Education and Human Development’s (SEHD) Sport Industry Conference offered a variety of learning and networking opportunities to UM students.

Vision & Mission

To be a center of excellence in the study, promotion and integration of educational, psychological, and physical well-being in multicultural communities.

To produce knowledge and prepare the next generation of leaders, researchers, and agents of change and well-being in education and the community.

Research Center

The CEW-RC seeks to promote the emotional, educational, and physical well-being of all children and families.

We strive to work with diverse and underserved populations, to support individuals who dedicate their lives to helping others, and to ensure that our work is always culturally informed and evidence based.

Richter Library

The University of Miami Libraries rank among the top research libraries in North America with a combined collection of over 3.5 million volumes and access to more than 90,000 electronic and print serials.

Other resources include 656,893 electronic books, and access to more than 1,000 electronic databases.

Dean's Dozen

A group of twelve official student ambassadors who are involved in representing our school in university and general civic community life.

The Dean’s Dozen is a voluntary group of students formed for the purpose of aiding our school in representation and recruitment of students for the University of Miami.