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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.

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.

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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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Giving & Former Students

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Make an Impact

Thanks to the many generous supporters of our college, we have been creating and shaping leaders in education and health for almost 50 years, fearlessly tackling the issues of our time.

And with your continued support, we will forge ahead — discovering, innovating, supporting, and continuing to lead.

Learn more about how you can help us continue to Lead By Example.

Why I Give: Ellen and Rod ’63 Thornton are Called to Serve

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A teacher and principal. A veteran and former intelligence operative. Together, Ellen and Rod ’63 Thornton have spent decades working to improve the quality of life for individuals and communities. Even though they are technically retired today, they still give back to their community and Texas A&M University.

Read their story

Jane Stallings Student Service Award recipients announced

Jane Stallings Student Service Award recipients announced

The award recognizes outstanding senior education undergraduate students who have demonstrated exceptional service and commitment to the teaching profession.

- by Erin Kleinecke
The role of parents in a child’s obesity risk

The role of parents in a child’s obesity risk

Dr. Jeffrey Liew, professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, and Dr. Ledric Sherman, assistant professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, have both looked into the role of parents in their children’s dietary practices.

- by Ashley Green
A Legacy of Education at Texas A&M

A Legacy of Education at Texas A&M

Irma Alvarado graduated in 1970 with a bachelor’s in education. She is known as one of the first Hispanic female graduates of Texas A&M. Now, she is focused on using that education to inspire others.

- by Ashley Green

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