College of Education and Human Development Statue

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.

About the College

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.

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.

College of Education and Human Development

Strategic Goals

CEHD Strategic Priorities and Goals

Strategic Priorities:

A. Enhance equity in educational achievement and health outcomes


  1. Generate new knowledge and support improved practice (translational research) to enhance equity in educational achievement and health outcomes.
  2. Recruit and graduate students who reflect the demographic character of the state and are committed to enhancing equity in educational achievement and health outcomes.
  3. Provide all CEHD undergraduate and graduate students an opportunity to engage with diverse populations in U.S. and in international settings.

B. Foster innovation and development


  1. Prepare leaders for innovation in educational, government, for-profit and non-profit organizations.
  2. Prepare research scholars for the professoriate (stewards of the profession).
  3. Support outstanding P-20 STEM education through implementation of undergraduate and graduate quality teacher preparation and STEM programs that reflect best practice and research-based instruction.
  4. Expand extramural grants and contracts activities.

C. Influence policy and practice


  1. Effective and expanded use of web-based and print media to disseminate impact of CEHD’s scholarship, teaching, and engagement activities.

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