College of Education, Health, & Human Sciences

The University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Graduate School of EducationStephanie Garant-Jones, 2007 Sport Managment Alumna @ 2014 Olympic GamesVolsTeach Program
The TRIPS Program, Therapeutic Recreation in Schools, allows undergraduate and graduate students in the Department of Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sport Studies an opportunity to gain valuable experience in Special Education Classrooms in Knox and surrounding counties.
The Relationship Enhancement and Child Harmony (REACH) Project through the Educational Psychology and Counseling Department provides sensitive clinical mental health counseling services for at-risk children and families who would not otherwise have access.
The Educational Leadership and Policy Studies Department offers graduate programs in Educational Administration, Higher Ed Administration, College Student Personnel and principal licensing.
Students work with professors in Cellular Molecular Nutrition to promote an understanding of the relationship between nutrition and disease, conducting basic science research, using predominantly molecular and cellular models.
The Center for the Study of Youth and Political Conflict provides research-based information for practitioners and policy-makers who seek to address the needs of the unique population of young people in political conflict.
The FUTURE Program, a 2-year non-residential post-secondary education opportunity, celebrated the graduation of their first class in Spring, 2013.
The Korn Learning, Assessment, And Social Skills (KLASS) Center was established to assist students, preschool to college-age, who struggle with the development of basic academic skills, as well as the social skills, needed to succeed in school.
Accolades, the magazine for the College of Education, Health, and Human Sciences showcases the many incredible achievements of our faculty, staff and students.
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.
Earning a degree through the Kinesiology, Recreation, and Sports Studies programs creates opportunties for tomorrow's sports leaders through real world experiences and professional development.
The VolsTeach program designed for Math, Science, and Engineering majors, allows students to receive their degree and teaching licensure within four years.
“Get Fruved,” a childhood obesity prevention program funded by a $4.9 million grant from the USDA, is the brain child of Dr. Sarah Colby of the Department of Nutrition. The 4-H social marketing and environmental change initiative is an effort to get children, adolescents, and college students to eat more fruits and vegetables and adopt healthy lifestyles.
The Educational Psychology and Counseling Department offers undergraduate and graduate study related to teaching, learning, and counseling across the lifespan.
The Graduate Public Health Programs prepare students to be competent, future public health leaders offering degrees in Community Health Education, Health Policy and Management, and Veterinary Public Health.
The Rocky Top Institute, a division of the Retail, Hospitality, and Tourism Management department, provides students with experiential learning opportunities in areas such as product development, brand management, and marketing.
Our Early Learning Center, 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.
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.
In the Special Education Program through the Department of Theory and Practice in Teacher Education, students gain knowledge of the best practices in teaching and serving students with disabilities in a variety of settings.

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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