College of Education and Human Development Statue

Throughout our history we have been charged with transforming and enriching lives through education and health. Created as a school for teachers, we are now a school for leaders.

We offer 21 undergraduate programs and more than 30 graduate programs across multiple emphasis areas.

Educators, sports professionals, business leaders, healthcare professionals. Whatever the industry, our graduates are game-changers. Our graduates transform lives.

We Teach Texas

We are proud to be one of 11 universities in the Texas A&M University System preparing educators for Texas school systems.

For the 2019-2020 school year, the Texas Education Agency reported there were more than 10,000 Aggies working in Texas schools across 738 districts and 213 counties. Thanks to our excellence in teacher preparation, these Aggies will stay in the classrooms long after their peers.

Become a Teacher

Learn about the TAMUS initiative

COVID-19 Updates and Guidance

Our top priority during this time is to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff. Review Texas A&M updates and guidance to learn more.

TAMU Updates & Guidance

We will continue to update information as it comes available.

Departments in the College of Education & Human Development

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EAHR develops educational leaders and improves practice through teaching, research and service.

Educational Psychology Teacher Painting Students

EPSY is home to a variety of interrelated disciplines and degree options focused on human development and well-being in educational and community contexts.


HLKN is the largest academic department at Texas A&M University and generates over 98,000 credit hours and 203,000 (Modified) weighted student credit hours each year.

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TLAC’s mission is to create experiences that advance teaching, research and service through the application of knowledge in the preparation and development of quality educators; placing high value on collaboration, diversity, critical thinking, and creativity.

Staff and Faculty Kudos

If you’ve had a great encounter with a College of Education and Human Development faculty or staff member, tell us about it! Nominate them here.

Claire Selman ’77

Claire Selman ’77

Austin, Texas

Claire ’77 and her husband, Bill ’76 own the Town & Country Veterinary Hospital in Austin. Claire graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in 1977 (Cum Laude) and received her Master’s of Education in Curriculum & Instruction at the University of Texas, Austin in 1981. Bill graduated in 1976 with his Bachelor of Science degree and then went on to graduate from the College of Veterinary Medicine in 1977. Claire and Bill have two children, Jill ’07 received her Master’s from De Paul University in ’09, and Wes ’09. As an Aggie family, they enjoy attending Aggie games and functions. They also enjoy ranching and are members of the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association and the Independent Cattlemen’s Association. They are members of the United Methodist Church, Capital City A&M Club, Texas Lyme Association, and the George Bush Presidential Library Foundation. The Dailey, Squire and Kirksey families honored Claire at the 2010 Dean’s Roundtable and she was awarded Teacher of the Year at Creedmoor Elementary, Del Valle ISD.

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