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.

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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.

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.

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Quick Admit Programs

Expedited Admission to Graduate School

In light of the current COVID-19 situation, an expedited admissions process is now available to Aggies for many master’s degree programs in the College of Education & Human Development. This new process is available to Texas A&M University students completing their undergraduate degrees in 2020 and current Aggie graduate students interested in changing programs or earning an additional master’s degree.

Departments participating in the CEHD Expedited Admission Program:

  • Educational Administration and Human Resource Development
  • Educational Psychology

Be sure to contact the advisor for your department regarding any updates. We look forward to seeing you this spring!

Benefits of Expedited Admissions

  1. Reduced application fees
    1. 2020 TAMU undergraduate degree applicants: The fee is eligible for reimbursement if admitted & course enrollment is confirmed. Contact a departmental advisor for details.
    2. Current TAMU graduate student applicants: No application fees apply.
  2. No GRE scores required – Standard requirements for GRE scores are temporarily being waived.
  3. Short application with fast review – Application process temporarily streamlined.

Application Process

  • Complete the brief (2020 undergraduate seniors & recent graduates) or online data sheet (current graduate student changing programs). Use links above.
  •  No GRE. No letters of recommendation required for new graduate students. Open to current undergraduate/graduate students and 2020 TAMU graduates for spring 2021 admission only.
  • Please note, application does not guarantee admission.

Application Deadlines: Department of Educational Psychology

  • Applications for spring 2021 enrollment for eligible EPSY programs are due by 11:59 pm on Thursday, October 15, 2020.

Application Deadlines: Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

We will be accepting applications through most of summer and reviews will take place on a rolling basis.

Contact us for more information.

Educational Administration and Human Resource Development Expedited Admissions Programs

An updated resume will need to be uploaded with your application. There is not a requirement for letters of recommendation. You will be asked to select an HRD faculty member who can serve as that reference.

Don’t see the program you’re interested in? Contact a graduate advisor in EAHR for more information.

Contact an Advisor

Educational Psychology Expedited Admissions Programs

Don’t see the program you’re interested in? Contact a graduate advisor in EPSY for more information.

Contact an Advisor

Can't find what you are looking for?

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