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Celebrating Our Past. Transforming The Future.

This fall, the College of Education and Human Development will begin a year-long celebration of 50 years of excellence.

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.

There are more than 10,000 Aggies working in Texas schools across 746 districts and 208 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

Departments in the College of Education & Human Development

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

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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.

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Education and Human Development

About the College

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A History of Excellence

The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University has been transforming lives for 50 years.

We officially opened our doors under the direction of Dr. Frank W.R. Hubert on September 1, 1969. With 1,307 students, and faculty from across the nation, the college was soon heralded as a premier school for teacher preparation in the nation.

Now the 4th largest college at Texas A&M University with over 6,000 enrolled students, we are not just a school for teachers. We are a school for leaders in not just in education, but also business, sport, health, and government.




Total Students

Along with our colleagues across campus, we certify the most total teachers of any public institution in Texas*. We are especially focused on producing teachers for high-need areas:

Math & Science

English Language Arts & Reading

Bilingual Education

General Elementary

Special Education

*source Texas Education Agency

Our Departments

Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR) develops educational leaders and improves practice through teaching, research and service in the areas of public school administration, human resource development, higher education administration, adult education and student affairs administration.

Educational Psychology

The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) is the largest producer of special and bilingual education teachers in the state of Texas. Students are prepared to become state and national leaders across a variety of disciplines, and high-achieving faculty members use their research to impact the lives of people in Texas and around the country, specifically in the area of child and adult psychology.

Health and Kinesiology

The Department of Health & Kinesiology (HLKN) is comprised of the Divisions of Health Education, Kinesiology, Sport Management and the Physical Education Activity Program. The department has about 3,000 undergraduate and 280 graduate students and is ranked first at Texas A&M University in class count, first in student enrollment and first in department salaries per student. Courses generate over 150,000 weighted student credit hours each year, which ranks third at the University. HLKN is also in the top 40 in one-year and five-year external funding at the university.

Teaching, Learning and Culture

The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) encompasses students, faculty and staff whose efforts and interests center on the many different aspects of academics, teaching and school education. TLAC’s mission is to prepare educators and researchers to build inclusive democratic communities in schools and society through critical and reflective research, teaching and service.


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