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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
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

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.


September 21, 2020

From the Desk of the Dean – September 2020

Dear School of Education and Human Development family, It is hard to believe that we are well into the seventh month of adapting to a world changing pandemic, and it is difficult to contemplate all of the other world- and perspective-changing events that have occurred during this time.
September 17, 2020

KinaTrax Donates Advanced Motion Analysis System to Orovitz Laboratories, Bringing AI to Biomechanics Research

In recent years, KinaTrax’s leading-edge motion analysis technology has helped track more than 1 million pitches for Major League Baseball (MLB) teams like the Boston Red Sox, Chicago Cubs and Tampa Bay Rays.  Now, researchers in the School of Education and Human Development (SEHD) will be able to use this markerless motion capture technology for studies in biomechanics, thanks to a new system donated by the Boca Raton company.
August 25, 2020

Research explores how the brain functions

Brian Anwari, clinical associate professor, can answer many questions about how our brains work.
August 14, 2020

‘I wouldn’t be able to forgive myself’: Youth football coaches, leagues weigh costs of playing in pandemic

President of Poway Pop Warner Football & Cheer (PPW), Gonzales was hosting a virtual meeting with the rest of the association’s board June 30. He allowed each of the 10 other board members five minutes to share doubts, concerns, data, anecdotes – anything to assert their stance.

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.