The University of Michigan-Dearborn is a metropolitan university serving southeastern Michigan, committed to excellence rooted in strong academics, innovative research and scholarly activities, and engaged learning. The College of Education, Health, and Human Services (CEHHS) at the UM-Dearborn focuses on educating, preparing, and sustaining exemplary practitioners and administrators in the interrelated fields of education, health, and human services. The emphasis is on scholarship, diverse learning experiences, and practice in effective service delivery.

Through baccalaureate, master's level, and doctoral degree programs along with professional development opportunities, the faculty of the CEHHS provide strong theoretical grounding and meaningful practical experiences involving contemporary educational, health, and social issues. These learning experiences are tied to the challenges and opportunities shaping the region. In these ways, CEHHS students have opportunities to apply theories into practice and strengthen their professional skills via engagement with the area's citizens and professionals in surrounding schools, social institutions, and agencies.

The College contributes to UM-Dearbornís identity as a dynamic metropolitan university where teaching and research interact to develop leaders and new knowledge for the betterment of and service to the metropolitan region of Southeastern Michigan.