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.

Health-kinesiology

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.

Susan ’74 and Bill Ouren

Susan ’74 and Bill Ouren

Kingwood, Texas

Susan and Bill are native Texans. Susan earned her bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from TAMU in 1974 and later earned her M.Ed. from Sam Houston State University. Susan was Lead Faculty and Program Director for the Interior Design Department at Lone Star College – Kingwood until she retired in 2012. During her tenure, she designed and implemented a degree in Facilities Management and spearheaded the accreditation of the design program by the National Kitchen and Bath Association to teach the specialized curriculum of kitchen and bath design. Bill earned a BBA degree in Accounting in 1974 and worked for Exxon Mobil Corporation for 35 years, retiring in 2009 as the Global Business Systems Strategy Manager. He and Susan lived in many places in the United States as well as fulfilling assignments in Norway and Australia. Following retirement, Bill became involved in organizations dedicated to citizen education toward conducting fair local and national elections. Both Susan and Bill are committed to the continuation of quality teacher education as well as to preservation efforts through the Cushing Library initiatives on the TAMU campus.

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