College of Education, Health, & Human Sciences

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Bob Rider, Dean of the College of Education, Health, and Human SciencesEarly Learning CenterAccoladesEducational Psychology and CounselingKinesiology, Recreation, and Sports StudiesGraduate School of Education.CEHHS Student ServicesAcademic Health Department
Bob Rider, Dean, College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences, invites students to explore the vast array of opportunties for study, scholarship, and outreach the college offers.
The Early Learning Center for Research and Practice, a three-star rated learning environment, offers children from six weeks through age 5 a quality care and learning environment while providing a laboratory setting for the investigation of children's development in context and the growth of informed teaching practices.
Accolades, the magazine for the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences showcases the many incredible achievements of our faculty, staff and students; past and present.
The Educational Psychology and Counseling Department offers undergraduate and graduate study related to teaching, learning, and counseling across the lifespan.
Earning a Bachelors of Science degree in Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sports Studies prepares students for a variety of careers in health-related fitness and for graduate or professional study in medicine and allied health professions.
The Graduate School of Education promotes the University of Tennessee professional education research community and its engagement in the generation and sharing of knowledge designed to improve student opportunity, achievement, and success.
Ask an advisor today about the College of Education, Health, and Human Science's service learning opportunities which provide a unique experience for its best and brightest students to use classroom learning in solving real world problems.
The Graduate School of Education, in the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences took a significant step up in the 2016 U.S. News and World Report graduate school rankings. The School is now 41st among all public universities, up from 48th last year.
The Academic Health Department program in the Department of Public Health has been recognized as one of UT's fifty best community-campus partnerships as classified by the Carnegie Foundation.

Enhancing Quality of Life Through Research, Outreach, and Practice

The mission of the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences is, “To promote a healthy, educated, and civil society; to encourage life-long learning; and to enhance the quality of life within the diverse, global community by preparing professionals to lead and serve by conducting research and by engaging in service and outreach activities.”

If you would like to be involved in the most important work in society, consider a career in education, health, or the human sciences. If you want to have fun doing it, come to the University of Tennessee!

2012-2016 Strategic Plan

CEHHS Strategic Plan

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The College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences is committed to academic excellence, the advancement of scholarship, and to addressing societal needs in our mission and strategic planning efforts. We seek to provide opportunity and access for our students, faculty, staff, and stakeholders. Diversity of thought was valued throughout the strategic planning process to encourage the advancement of innovative and creative approaches for meeting the priorities set forth in this plan. Please join us on our journey as we successfully implement and carry out this plan.


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