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

Business professionals meeting outside of a cubicle workspace.

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

Degrees and Programs

Degrees & Programs


The College of Education and Human Development has several degree programs to choose from in each of our four departments:

 

Become a Teacher


Texas needs good teachers and skilled professionals. The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University provides the state with both.

Bachelor’s Degrees

Texas needs quality teachers and skilled professionals, and in the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M, we are answering that call. While we are the largest producer in the state of teachers in the high-need fields of bilingual education, math and science, we also offer more than 19 degree programs to fit the needs of our diverse undergraduate student population.

Visit our departments to find out what undergraduate degrees they offer.

Minors

The College of Education and Human Development is currently offering two minor options. Students should contact an advisor in their department to discuss which option would pair best with your degree.

Honors Program

The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR) offers an undergraduate honors program in Human Resource Development.

Visit the EAHR website to find out about eligibility, requirements, and more.

Graduate Programs

Master’s Degrees

Students interested in pursuing one of our master’s degrees will have opportunities to learn from faculty who are the leading experts in their fields.

Our graduate programs receive funding annually from various sources to help meet the following university and college strategic goals:

  • Increase SCH/WSCH generation.
  • Generate new knowledge to address inequalities in achievement and health outcomes.
  • Increase diversity of the student body.
  • Prepare research scholars for the professoriate.

Visit our departments and find out what master’s degree programs they offer.

Doctoral Degrees

Students interested in pursuing one of the college’s 13 doctoral degrees will have opportunities to learn from faculty who are the leading experts in their fields.

Visit our departments and find out more about doctoral degree programs they offer.

Online Programs

Join the more than one-half million former students that are the Aggie Network. Take advantage of the College of Education and Human Development’s graduate, certification and continuing education programs, offered in a convenient, flexible online community. You’ll learn from the same great faculty in our world-class university.

U.S. News and World Report ranked our college  22nd for education administration and 16th in elementary and special education and 47th in a four-way tie among public universities for best education schools.

With eight of our ten approved distance education graduate degrees offered entirely online, including our online Ed.D. in curriculum and instruction, we can help you decide the next step in your professional journey.

View our online masters and doctoral programs by department:

Certificate Programs

In addition to our online graduate degrees, we offer an online route to teacher certification as well as continuing education opportunities for professionals interested in teaching online courses, enhancing training and development skills and preparing for a variety of certification exams.

Check out the certificates offered in each of our departments:

Continuing Education

CEHD offers several continuing education courses through our departments, as well as the Dean’s office.

Dean's Office

Advanced Research Methods Certificate

The Advanced Research Methods (ARM) Certificate is a graduate-level certificate in Education & Social Sciences Advanced Research Methods (ARM), offered by the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University. The program allows graduate students the opportunity to add to their degree’s minimum requirements for training in research methodology, and to obtain academic validation for their additional efforts.

Learn more.

Educational Administration & Human Resource Development

Training & Development Professional Certification

This program is an intensive hands-on competency-based program for beginning or experienced trainer or training managers. Topics will include, but are not limited to: Needs Assessment, Data Collection & Analysis, Training Methods, Transfer of Training, Coaching & Mentoring, Program Delivery (Facilities, Budgeting, Selecting Instructors, Safety & Security, etc.), Instructional Design, Adult Learning Principles, Cyber Security Issues, Evaluation Models.

Learn more.

Health & Kinesiology

CPR First Aid Training

Two courses are offered through the Continuing Education CPR First Aid program: the American Hearth Association HeartCode BLS (CPR) and the American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons First Aid. The HeartCode BLS course is intended for healthcare providers and covers CPR skills, use of an automated external defibrillator and relief of foreign body airway obstruction. The First Aid course is for anyone interested or required to take first aid.

Learn more.

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