Human Potential Transformed

At Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, our faculty, staff, students, and alumni are changing society through action. Our academic programs prepare professionals who dismantle systemic barriers and create positive change for all children and families.

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Where Research Becomes Action

Innovative, relevant, and timely research. Strong, authentic partnerships. BU Wheelock is home to outstanding researchers whose work is having an impact at Boston University and beyond. We work with our community partners to use that knowledge to address the challenges they face. And our graduate and undergraduate students have the opportunity to engage in and learn from these partnerships.

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By the Numbers

58 K+

Alumni worldwide

60 %

of all applicants were offered a scholarship over the last two years

$ 17.8 M

in external research funds awarded in 2022


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Catalysts for Change

BU Wheelock faculty, staff, students, and alumni write about some of the issues and challenges they care about most. Read our blog to learn more about their perspectives, research findings, and opinions on emerging trends, issues, and developments within their fields.

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How to Implement and Strengthen Your Multi-Tiered Systems of Support for Reading

Day: Thursday Sep 28th Time: 2:00pm - 3:00pm Zoom Webinar
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Policy Forum Series: College and Career Readiness Outlook for Youth

Day: Thursday Sep 28th Time: 4:00pm - 5:30pm Zoom
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Celebrating Banned Comics and Graphic Novels

Day: Thursday Sep 28th Time: 6:30pm - 9:30pm 43 Hawes Street, Brookline

Graduate Admissions Info Session (Virtual)

Day: Friday Sep 29th Time: 12:00pm - 1:00pm Zoom
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