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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.

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.

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Departments in the News

Educational Administration & Human Resource Development


CEHD Programs Climb in New Rankings

CEHD Programs Climb in New Rankings

Graduate programs in the College of Education and Human Development are gaining more respect across the country. Four are considered in the top tier of graduate education according to the 2021 U.S. News Best Graduate School Rankings.

- by Ashley Green
How career interruptions affect women

How career interruptions affect women

Career interruptions happen. Job changes, unemployment and injury are all examples of expected or unexpected pauses in a person’s career. For women, career interruptions happen at a much higher rate, most commonly due to child-rearing.

- by Heather Gillin
The Black student experience: How can we make higher education better for Black students?

The Black student experience: How can we make higher education better for Black students?

Higher education can be an isolating experience for all incoming freshmen. However, for Black students this is amplified by a lack of representation and lack of diversity in peers at predominantly white institutions.

- by Heather Gillin
School administration experts and a San Antonio school district transform schools

School administration experts and a San Antonio school district transform schools

The college is expanding its footprint on the Texas A&M campus, as well as its health corridor on West Campus.

- by Heather Gillin

Educational Psychology


CEHD and College of Medicine receive $1.7M for work in schools

CEHD and College of Medicine receive $1.7M for work in schools

13 health-related colleges and universities across the state will address mental health challenges and work to improve the mental health care system for children in Texas.

- by Ashley Green
Talking to your children about COVID-19

Talking to your children about COVID-19

Dr. Krystal Simmons, clinical associate professor in the Department of Educational Psychology, studies school psychology and counseling. We spoke with her for advice on how to speak with your children during a public crisis such as COVID-19.

- by Ashley Green
CEHD Programs Climb in New Rankings

CEHD Programs Climb in New Rankings

Graduate programs in the College of Education and Human Development are gaining more respect across the country. Four are considered in the top tier of graduate education according to the 2021 U.S. News Best Graduate School Rankings.

- by Ashley Green
Breaking Down Children’s Reading Habits

Breaking Down Children’s Reading Habits

In line with other research, Erbeli found children chose to read based on their proficiency in reading. But she also focused on something more specific – the influence of genetic and environmental factors on children’s reading habits.

- by Ashley Green

Health & Kinesiology


How COVID-19 affects older adults and how they can protect themselves

How COVID-19 affects older adults and how they can protect themselves

People aged 65 or older are considered high-risk for severe illness from COVID-19, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Experts in our Center for Translational Research in Aging and Longevity, Dr. Nicolaas Deutz and Dr. Marielle Engelen, offer answers and recommendations for older adults during the current pandemic.

- by Heather Gillin
Growth hormone alters brain structure and combats traumatic brain injury symptoms

Growth hormone alters brain structure and combats traumatic brain injury symptoms

Traumatic brain injuries result in death and disability in thousands of Americans each year. The effects of these injuries can linger on long after the initial trauma.

- by Heather Gillin
How sport experiences can transform lives

How sport experiences can transform lives

Sport management professor Dr. Marlene Dixon showed that sport has the power to transform lives through recent research involving cyclists that completed the Texas 4000, a 4,000-mile bike ride from Austin to Anchorage, Alaska benefitting cancer research.

- by Heather Gillin
The Black student experience: How can we make higher education better for Black students?

The Black student experience: How can we make higher education better for Black students?

Higher education can be an isolating experience for all incoming freshmen. However, for Black students this is amplified by a lack of representation and lack of diversity in peers at predominantly white institutions.

- by Heather Gillin

Teaching, Learning & Culture


Educational resources for your children

Educational resources for your children

Faculty in the College of Education and Human Development are working to gather resources for students to stay academically engaged.

- by Ashley Green
CEHD Programs Climb in New Rankings

CEHD Programs Climb in New Rankings

Graduate programs in the College of Education and Human Development are gaining more respect across the country. Four are considered in the top tier of graduate education according to the 2021 U.S. News Best Graduate School Rankings.

- by Ashley Green
4th Annual Voices of Impact Announced

4th Annual Voices of Impact Announced

The event, which is free and open to the public, will take place at The Ice House on Main in Downtown Bryan on Feb. 6 at 6 p.m.

- by Theresa Hotze
CEHD Jumps To Top 10 In Latest Online Rankings

CEHD Jumps To Top 10 In Latest Online Rankings

The 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, released today, list the college’s online graduate programs as 8th in the country, up from 16th last year.

- by Ashley Green

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