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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.

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.

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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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Global Education

Global Education

The College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) supports opportunities for students to expand academic horizons through global education experiences. Programs offered may last from one week to as long as a year. Studying away from campus, either domestically or in another country, can have a profound impact on a student’s future. On these trips, students have the opportunity to explore cultures and experience different worldviews.  In today’s global marketplace, more and more employers are looking for students who possess the skills necessary to communicate and thrive in a diverse environment.


The College of Education and Human Development supports CEHD students through program support funding. These are monies provided directly to the programs, thereby lessening the fees and other costs students might pay. This support ranges up to $500 per student for domestic trips; up to $1000 per student for international trips; and up to $2000 per student for faculty-led trips.

CEHD Programs

CEHD offers many unique global opportunities designed specifically for students within the college.

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Students are not limited to these programs, but many of the courses offered will fit into specific degree plans within the different departments in CEHD.  For additional study abroad opportunities, please contact the Study Abroad Programs Office.


To facilitate billing associated with global education programs, students must sign up for the following dates:

  • Spring experiences: November 1
  • Summer experiences: March 1
  • Fall experiences: April 1
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Student Billing Due Dates

Students will be billed full trip fees minus CEHD funding in:

Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Mid April Mid November Mid March

It will be due in:

Fall Term Spring Term Summer Term
Mid April Early December Early April
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Program Types

There are many different ways to study off campus or participate in a global experience.  All students have different needs depending on degree plan, time to graduation, duration of the program, and desire.  The following program types may help you narrow down what type of experience fits your needs.

  • Faculty Led: Credit- bearing group trip led by a CEHD faculty.  A faculty-led program lasts a full term.  Most programs are offered in the summer, but can also be available for the fall, spring, or even winter break terms.
  • International or Domestic Field Experiences: Short-term group trip, usually 1-2 weeks in length, led by CEHD faculty or staff.  A field trip is typically a component of an on campus credit-bearing course offered during fall, spring, or summer terms.  See the programs listed at the above link offered by the College of Education and Human Development.
  • Reciprocal Exchange: The Texas A&M University Reciprocal Education Exchange Programs (REEPs) provide TAMU students the opportunity to study and live at an international partner university for one or two semesters. Students enroll in the academic setting of the host university, attending classes and interacting with local students. These programs provide adequate time for a total cultural immersion which significantly enhances cross-cultural experience and understanding.  See the Study Abroad Programs Office website for a List of University-Wide Exchange Programs available.
  • Transfer Credit: Students take pre-approved courses at an accredited institution overseas and transfer the credits back to their degree plan.  A Transfer Credit program can go through a third party provider, a sponsoring U.S. university or college, or an accredited international university.  These programs are a great option for students who need to take a specific type of class or would like to spend time in a specific country.  See the Transfer Credit page on the Study Abroad Programs Office website for more information.


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