From the moment you say “yes” to joining Boston University Wheelock College of Education & Human Development, you become part of an ever-growing family of professionals taking on the challenges faced by young people, families, and communities every day.

Our faculty, students, and alumni are leaders in fields such as teacher preparation, educational leadership and policy, counseling, and so much more. A top-ranked school of education and human development, we provide our students with access to outstanding academic programs, expert faculty, and innovative research. Our graduate students also benefit from flexible programs, online degrees and courses, and generous financial aid.


Whether you are beginning a new career or advancing your current one, BU Wheelock’s graduate programs will prepare you for success. Our innovative programs bring together theory and practice, and the rigorous coursework covers a range of interrelated topics. And meaningful field experiences prepare you with relevant, real-world understanding of your chosen profession.


With a degree from BU Wheelock, you’ll be prepared for a wide variety of careers, including teacher, administrator, mental health clinician, athletic coach, educational researcher, and more. Our graduates pursue careers in many types of settings, including health clinics, schools, hospitals, nongovernmental organizations, and government agencies.


Many of our dedicated and exceptional faculty members are both scholars and experienced practitioners. They enrich their teaching, scholarship, and research with these experiences. They are nationally and internationally recognized experts with unparalleled research, teaching, and clinical expertise.


BU Wheelock is home to outstanding researchers whose work is having a positive impact at BU, in Boston, and beyond. As a graduate student, you’ll be able to work with faculty conducting real-world research on groundbreaking projects. You can be matched with one of our research centers or a local agency or organization, and you’ll develop knowledge and skills to succeed in many careers.