Graduate Degree Programs
Students interested in pursuing one of the college's 15 master's and 13 doctoral degrees will have opportunities to learn from faculty who are the leading experts in their fields.
Our graduate programs receive funding annually from various sources to help meet the following university and college strategic goals:
- Increase SCH/WSCH generation.
- Generate new knowledge to address inequalities in achievement and health outcomes.
- Increase diversity of the student body.
- Prepare research scholars for the professoriate.
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The Adult Education program develops adult education practitioners who are critically reflective, student-centered and committed to social justice.
The Advanced Research Methods (ARM) Certificate is a graduate-level certificate in Education & Social Sciences Advanced Research Methods (ARM), offered by the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. The program allows graduate students the opportunity to add to their degree's minimum requirements for training in research methodology, and to obtain academic validation for their additional efforts.
Students interested in working with individuals with challenging behaviors or autism should consider pursing this certificate. SPED master’s students will complete the required coursework during their degree plan.
The M.S. in Athletic Training (MSAT) is a professional level athletic training program for students who wish to pursue credentials as a certified athletic trainer.
The program prepares teachers, coordinators and directors of bilingual and dual language programs to use teaching and research tools to increase educational opportunity and workplace access for second language students and their families.
The certificate in college teaching gives graduate students the opportunity to learn and experience through an internship the theory and practice of college teaching and learning.
The CPS program prepares students to advance science-based prevention programs and policies through an understanding of empirical research and knowledge of best practices by prevention professionals.
The M.S. in Kinesiology, with an Emphasis in Clinical Exercise Physiology, is a degree program for students desiring careers in clinical, healthcare, or corporate fitness arenas.
The program trains counseling psychologists to advance theoretically based, empirically driven services that enhance the health and well being of individuals and communities.
The Culture and Curriculum program and TAMU offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in the areas of Multicultural Education, Foundations of Education, Curriculum Theory an Social Studies Education
The English as a Second Language program is an interdisciplinary program designed for individuals with professional interest in the teaching of and teacher education in English as a second or foreign language in a national or international context.
The Exercise Physiology program prepares students for teaching and research careers in exercise physiology. HLKN offers a M.S. in Kinesiology, with an emphasis in Exercise Physiology, and a Ph.D. in Exercise Physiology.
The Graduate Certification Program offers the opportunity for college graduates to be certified to teach in Texas at the secondary level. Please note: The program starts in the Summer semester.
We train researchers and academicians who understand and consider the interaction between the individual, their respective state, and their social, structural land political environment.
The M.S. in Health with an emphasis in teacher certification is designed for individuals seeking careers in education or education-related environments.
If interested in specializing in higher education administration, we offer master's and doctoral degrees providing opportunities to work at the collegiate level.
Doctoral study in Learning Sciences is based on the Apprentice Scholar model, in which students become immersed in developing a rich understanding of what we know and in exploring and discovering what has yet to be learned. Learning Sciences students participate on research teams designed to advance our understanding of these issues, and in the development of applications based on theory and research in the learning sciences.
The recent growth in the sport industry has given rise to the need for trained professionals to manage and administer sport.
Masters students in Learning Sciences develop expertise in either Cognition, Creativity, Instruction, and Development or in Research, Measurement, and Statistics.
The Mathematics Education program represents an updated approach to preparing leaders for 21st century mathematics education.
The Motor Neurosciences program prepares students for teaching and research careers in motor behavior. A Master's and Doctorate degree are offered.
The Online Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) in Curriculum and Instruction was developed to meet the need for leaders in P–12 public and private education who are accomplished in providing direction in curriculum, instruction and instructional assessment.
The Elementary Education Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction cohort targets K–6 elementary educators with specific emphasis on improving reading, mathematics and science pedagogical and content skills. This is a Summer ONLY cohort.
The online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction provides preparation for teaching and school leadership positions focusing on development, coordination and evaluation.
The Online Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction OR Educational Administration—RTL program targets rural educators with a specific emphasis on school leadership from within the classroom without principalship or superintendency.