Transfer Admission Requirements

College of Education and Human Development

360 Education Sciences Building (East Bank, Minneapolis campus)

The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) offers degrees focused on a shared desire to positively impact people's lives. CEHD offers the following majors in these areas:

Human Services: Focus your desire to help others into a rewarding career.

  • Family Social Science
  • Youth Studies

Health, Sport, and Wellness: Use leisure and wellness to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities.

  • Kinesiology
  • Sport management

Organizational Leadership and Development: Prepare for leadership, sales and marketing, or administrative positions by developing the skills you will need for a career in a variety of organizations.

  • Business and marketing education
  • Human resource development

Education: Our teacher education programs prepare you to be an expert in your field and an effective teacher. The program length varies depending on the subject area you are interested in teaching.

The following undergraduate majors in CEHD lead to a bachelor's degree and offer a direct path to our graduate-level licensure programs:

  • Early childhood
  • Elementary education foundations

The following undergraduate major in CEHD leads to a bachelor's degree and license:

  • Special education foundations

If you are interested in teaching middle or high school students, in subjects such as English or math, visit for more information on how to prepare for these graduate-level programs. Also consider the DirecTrack to Teaching program, which gives you a head start in exploring the culture of teaching and schools, and provides an early admission decision to the graduate teaching program. Visit for more information. Teaching licensure programs are also offered at the undergraduate level for the following programs: Agricultural Education (in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resource Sciences [CFANS]) and Music Education (in the College of Liberal Arts [CLA]). Please refer to CFANS or CLA for more information on these programs.

Degree options: Bachelor of Science (B.S)


Spring semester 2018 All majors Priority: October 1
Final: December 1
Fall semester 2018 All Majors Priority: February 1
Final: June 1

Applications complete after the priority deadline will be considered on a space-available basis. Many CEHD majors fill at or shortly after the priority deadline.

Admission Requirements

Admission requirements are specific to majors. More details at

Please attend one of our information sessions or stop by our drop in advising hours. Contact CEHD Student Services directly at 612-625-3339 or if you have questions about information sessions.

CEHD Application Supplement

All students applying to the College of Education and Human Development program must submit the CEHD Transfer admission application supplement with their transfer admission application materials. (If the PDF link doesn't reach the supplemental application, it can be found through the CEHD Transfer Admissions page.)

*If you are a current CEHD or U of M student, please contact Student Services for information on which form you need to complete.

CEHD Transfer Student Profile

Number of Admitted Students for Fall 2017: 143
Fall 2017 Average Transfer GPA: 3.20
Transfer GPA range distribution: 4.0-3.5 31%
3.49-3.0 36%
2.99-2.5 27%
Below 2.5 5%

Campus Visits

Campus tours for prospective transfer students are offered Monday through Friday. On a tour of our historic campus, you'll see where U of M students attend class, study, and relax. To schedule a campus tour, visit or call the VISITLINE at 612-625-0000 or 1-800-752-1000 (toll-free). Additionally, CEHD offers regular information sessions for prospective students. To sign up, visit

Another great resource is the College transfer website: This website will answer many questions you may have about transferring into CEHD. For questions, please contact CEHD Student Services directly at 612-625-3339 or by email at

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