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.

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

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

Our Facilities

Our Facilities


Being successful during and after college requires meaningful experiences in and out of the classroom. From learning hands-on server administration to assisting with exercise and nutrition research, we transform learning through interactive labs and classrooms to give our students a competitive edge.

Harrington Tower


Built in 1973, Harrington Tower is home to the college’s Dean’s Office and the Departments of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development, Educational Psychology, and Teaching, Learning and Culture.

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Gibb Gilchrist Building


The Department of Health and Kinesiology moved to the Gilchrist Building on Texas A&M’s West Campus in 2020. The recently renovated space houses the Divisions of Health, Sport Management, and Kinesiology.

human clinical research facility building

Human Clinical Research Facility


This facility is a 23,000 square foot biomedical research facility developed to provide a centralized research facility for clinical researchers to conduct human clinical research trials at Texas A&M University. It houses the college’s Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, the Exercise and Sport Nutrition Laboratory, and the Aging and Translational Research in Medicine Laboratory.

Learn more about the facility.

the applied exercise science laboratory

Player Development Center – West Campus


5,000 square feet of this facility is home to the Applied Exercise Science Laboratory affiliated with the Department of Health and Kinesiology.  Ongoing research projects conducted here profile elite athletes and study training factors in parallel with nutritional supplements that contribute to optimal athletic performance. The laboratory also serves firefighters, law-enforcement officials, and employees and students of Texas A&M University through the FITLIFE Exercise Program.

peap

Physical Education Activity Program Building


This 115,000 square foot facility opened in 2013. It features 12 badminton courts, six volleyball courts, four basketball courts, three weight rooms and three special use rooms. Along with the student recreation center, the PEAP building supports all Texas A&M students enrolled in physical activity courses each semester.

Learn more about available PEAP courses.

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Milner Hall – 3rd Floor


The third floor of Milner Hall is home to the Texas Center for the Advancement of Literacy and Learning. The center is one of the college’s oldest research centers and serves as the state’s Professional Development and Resource Center for Texas Adult Education and Literacy.

Collaborative Learning Center – 2nd Floor


This facility is a part of a public-private partnership with the City of College Station and Texas A&M University System to provide additional educational services for preschool school-aged children in the community.  Undergraduate and graduate students in the college have the opportunity to learn and participate through teaching and research activities.

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