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 Torn

Susan Torn

Houston, Texas

Originally from Dallas, Susan graduated from Thomas Jefferson High School and attended Baylor University before graduating from the University of Texas with a bachelor’s degree in nursing. While a student at the University of Texas, she met Sam, her husband of 45 years on a blind date to an A&M/Texas basketball game (the Aggies won)!In 1985, she and Sam acquired Camp Ozark, a Christian summer camp that Sam attended as a child. They have built Camp Ozark into what is recognized as the best recreational summer camp in the country. The Torns and their adult children all work at Camp Ozark full time, and they are dedicated to providing an incomparable camp experience for young people. In cooperation with the Walton Family Foundation, the Torns oversee Camp War Eagle, a summer camp for underserved children located in Rogers, Arkansas. Susan and Sam are also the founders of Ozone Ministries, a year round mentorship program for middle school and high school students and Ozark For All, a summer camp for underserved children. In 2011, Susan began working toward a master’s degree in health education at Texas A&M, receiving her Aggie ring and graduating in 2013.Susan and Sam have three children – Scott ‘96 and his wife, Secily ‘96, Chris ‘97 and his wife Ceci ‘98, Angela’02 and her husband, Stephan ‘02 and ten wonderful grandchildren.

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