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

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College of Education and Human Development

The transformational leaders of today and tomorrow start here.

Across our four departments, we transform lives through leadership and innovation in education and human development.

Educational Administration & Human Resource Development

Educational Psychology

Health & Kinesiology

Teaching, Learning & Culture

Our faculty are experts in their fields driven by passion and dedication.

Meet our faculty and staff

Our History of Excellence

For nearly 50 years we have been charged with transforming and enriching lives through education and health. Loyal to this mission we seek out big challenges and take bold actions.

Faculty and Research News


$2.4M Grant to benefit Texas high school students with disabilities

$2.4M Grant to benefit Texas high school students with disabilities

The Texas Workforce Commission recently awarded $2.4 million to Dr. Dan Zhang, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, to implement work-based learning programs in selected high schools.

- by Heather Janak
Tong named EPSY Department Head

Tong named EPSY Department Head

Tong said her research experience has prepared her to step up and help her colleagues within the department continue their highly-recognized work and commitment to excellence.

- by Ashley Green
Ageism in the health and fitness industry

Ageism in the health and fitness industry

Picture someone who is physically fit. You most likely did not think of someone over the age of 65, did you? The implicit bias you just encountered is an example of ageism in the health and fitness industry.

- by Heather Janak

Research Data

Being a part of a tier-1 research institution drives us to explore new ideas, try new things and create new knowledge.  Learn more about our current research initiatives.

Centers & Institutes

The college is home to 10 research centers and institutes.

Excellence in Education

CEHD is among the top schools for graduate programs in education according to the 2020 U.S. News and World Report Rankings.

Public Education Programs

Special Education Programs

Educational Administration

Curriculum & Instruction

Elementary Education

Online Programs

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