College of Education and Human Development

College of Education and Human Development

We value inclusion, collaboration, and respect. You'll gain opportunities in leadership and service, experiential learning, inquiry and innovation, and professional preparation.


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The BGSU College of Education and Human Development is located in Bowling Green, Ohio within driving distance to Toledo, Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati, Detroit and Chicago. It is nationally ranked by US News & World Report as one of the top programs for education. Choose a major that ranges from exercise science to middle childhood education. You'll get a well-rounded education with the opportunity to complete field-experiences as early as your freshman year.


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awarded in scholarships 2018-2019


Experiences that will offer numerous learning opportunities.

The College of Education and Human Development includes 28 teacher preparation programs leading to Ohio licensure; 8 human development programs and 10 minors. All undergraduate programs in the college include hands-on experiences such as student teaching and internships.

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Dr. Elizabeth Holman with Education Students

Q&A with Dr. Elizabeth Holman, winner of Inclusion and Diversity Award

Elizabeth Holman, an associate professor in Human Development and Family Studies at BGSU, was honored for her work on social justice and inclusion issues.

Becky Newell at Inverness Club

BGSU alumna brings Solheim Cup to life as tournament director

Becky Newell ’83 helps oversee the biggest international event in women's professional golf at Inverness Club in Toledo.

Chris Willis

Crystal Q&A: Chris Willis on his cross-country bike trip of a lifetime

BGSU associate professor Chris Willis rode his bike across the U.S. to raise awareness for public education.

Crystal Ellis

Crystal Ellis: A pioneer in BGSU men's basketball and education

Alumnus was the first black men's basketball player, earned three education degrees from BGSU and was an important figure in Toledo public schools.

BGSU Recwell

BGSU named an ‘Exercise is Medicine Gold Campus’ for second year in a row

American College of Sports Medicine recognizes the University for promoting physical activity as vital sign of health.

Kate Jefferson & Miriam Sado
Class of 2021

Class of 2021: Kate Jefferson, Miriam Sado found Inclusive Culturally Responsive Educators student organization

EDHD graduating students want educators to be better equipped to offer their students a superior education.



College of Education and Human Development
Dean's Office: 419-372-7401
444 Education Building

Office of Student Experience and Success: 419-372-7372
102 Education Building

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