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.
raised for the teacher education program economic impact in Ohio
in the Midwest for apparel merchandise and product development
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.
BGSU faculty member goes the extra mile for students
College of Education and Human Development associate professor Dr. Angela Thomas gets creative to hold physically distanced in-person office hours.
Everett Fitzhugh '11 is first Black broadcaster in NHL
When Everett Fitzhugh ’11 was named the team broadcaster for the Seattle Kraken, he became the first Black announcer in the NHL and joined a group of BGSU hockey announcers.
Dressing in a COVID world: A pandemic's impact on the fashion industry
As employees trickle back to the office after spending weeks and months at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, their clothes reflect the comfort they found in their closets, according to Marian Zengel, assistant teaching professor and coordinator of BGSU’s top-ranked fashion merchandising and product development program.
Nancy C. Patterson awarded Professor of Teaching Excellence
BGSU’s Dr. Nancy Patterson has been a staunch advocate for social studies education and has pushed her students to look beyond the classroom and their academic standing and bring into focus the collective benefits they can bring to the world beyond the campus. She received the 2020 Professor of Teaching Excellence Award.
Award-winning paper by two BGSU faculty members outlines benefits of combining art and STEM education
Underrepresented students from the Toledo area learned problem-solving skills during an art and robotics camp hosted by Bowling Green State University and the Toledo Museum of Art, which led to an award-winning paper by two BGSU faculty members, Drs. Jerry Schnepp and Thomas Roberts.
Lubomir S. Popov awarded Professorship of Research Excellence
Dr. Lubomir S. Popov, professor in the Interior Design Program of the School of Family and Consumer Services, a highly respected teacher, instructor and academic advisor who started at Bowling Green State University in 1999, received the 2020 Professorship of Research Excellence Award from the University this spring.