College of Education and Human Development Statue

Committed to Transforming Lives


For 50 years 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.

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.

Teaching learning culture middle grades classroom

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

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College of Education & Human Development

Statistics

Statistics in the College of Education and Human Development


We offer programs through our four academic departments:

Student Numbers


Undergraduate

Masters

Doctoral

Total Students

Female Students

Male Students

30%

First Generation Students

36%

Top 10 Percent Students

Student Demographics

*Based on Fall 2018 20th Day Enrollment Numbers

Undergraduate Programs


  • 20 undergraduate programs
  • 1 Honors program
  • 2 minors
  • Largest producer of certified teachers in the high-need fields of math, science and bilingual education
    • #1 in math and science
    • #1 in english language arts
    • #1 in bilingual education
    • #6 in special education
  • “Transfer-friendly” with students transferring from other disciplines across campus and community colleges.
  • Living/learning communities to support incoming first-year students and transfer students.
  • More than 20 faculty-developed international experiences to countries including Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, England, Germany, Italy, Ireland, Mexico, Spain, Southern Africa, Tanzania and Taiwan

Graduate Programs


  • #34 among the nations top Graduate Education Programs
    • #13 Educational Administration
    • #22 Elementary Education
    • #23 Curriculum and Instruction
    • #24 Special Education
  • #16 among the nation’s top Online Graduate Education Programs
  • 21 Master’s programs
  • 20 Ph.D. programs
  • 2 Ed.D. programs

Faculty Numbers


Tenured

Academic Professional

Tenure-Track

Total Faculty

Female Faculty

Male Faculty

Research and Outreach

Researchers across the college are actively engaged in discovering and translating new knowledge to

  • achieve equity in education and health outcomes,
  • improve individual and community quality of life,
  • advance teaching and learning, and
  • develop transformational leaders.

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