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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.

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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.

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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.

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.

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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.

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Educational Administration & Human Resource Development


How is COVID-19 impacting education?

How is COVID-19 impacting education?

COVID-19 is changing the face of education. Educators and students across the country are working to accommodate to socially distanced and virtual school while also supporting their student’s fears and concerns.

- by Ashley Green
Helping children understand COVID-19 with new book

Helping children understand COVID-19 with new book

The book, titled There’s No Monster Outside: It’s a Virus, tells the story of a young boy who hears about the Coronavirus on the news. Through asking his parents questions, he learns more about the virus and how he can stay safe.

- by Ashley Green
A passion for mentoring underrepresented minority students

A passion for mentoring underrepresented minority students

As a young, African American woman pursuing her education at a predominantly white institution, Dr. Rhonda Fowler did not see many people that looked like her. She credits her several mentors with pushing and encouraging her to succeed in this environment.

- by Heather Gillin
International research continues online during COVID-19

International research continues online during COVID-19

When the COVID-19 pandemic started in China, Dr. Fuhui Tong, professor and associate director of CRDLLA, did not want that research to stop.

- by CEHD Communications

Educational Psychology


Dr. Cynthia Riccio retires after 23 years

Dr. Cynthia Riccio retires after 23 years

After 23 years in the Department of Educational Psychology, Dr. Cynthia Riccio is retiring.

- by Ashley Green
Helping children understand COVID-19 with new book

Helping children understand COVID-19 with new book

The book, titled There’s No Monster Outside: It’s a Virus, tells the story of a young boy who hears about the Coronavirus on the news. Through asking his parents questions, he learns more about the virus and how he can stay safe.

- by Ashley Green
Liew named Associate Dean for Research

Liew named Associate Dean for Research

Liew’s time at Texas A&M began in 2005 as assistant professor in EPSY. He was promoted to professor in 2015.

- by Ashley Green
Tong named interim EPSY department head

Tong named interim EPSY department head

Tong is serving as interim in a department that is working to expand to help meet the needs of the community and the state of Texas.

- by Ashley Green

Health & Kinesiology


How to keep students physically active online or in-person

How to keep students physically active online or in-person

September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month. Dr. Hildi Nicksic, health education expert, said childhood obesity is an ongoing problem that has not been caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, but exacerbated by circumstances surrounding it.

- by Heather Gillin
Martha Muckleroy retires after 26 years with Texas A&M

Martha Muckleroy retires after 26 years with Texas A&M

Martha Muckleroy, director of Camp Adventure and instructional professor in the Physical Education Activity Program, retired after 26 years at Texas A&M on Aug. 31. She hopes to leave behind a legacy of cultivated relationships and instilling a love for lifetime fitness among her students and campers.

- by Heather Gillin
Digital health technologies could remedy health care disparities for Black men

Digital health technologies could remedy health care disparities for Black men

The Black Lives Matter movement continues to shed a light on the racial inequities that exist for Black Americans in every industry, organization and institution. Health education researcher Dr. Ledric Sherman said the health care industry is no different, and has work to do in the area of eliminating health disparities for Black men.

- by Heather Gillin
Dr. Susan Bloomfield retires after 27 years

Dr. Susan Bloomfield retires after 27 years

Dr. Susan Bloomfield, professor and associate dean for research, is retiring this summer after 27 years at Texas A&M.

- by Heather Gillin

Teaching, Learning & Culture


Aggie Homework Helpline launches for P-12 students

Aggie Homework Helpline launches for P-12 students

The goal is to connect Texas families and school district partners with Aggie tutors who are committed to improving learning outcomes for P-12 students.

- by Ashley Green
Why are some students forgotten in gifted education?

Why are some students forgotten in gifted education?

Dr. Karen Rambo-Hernandez, like many educators, is concerned with the disproportionate low representation of students from underrepresented groups.

- by Ashley Green
Should you send your child back to the classroom?

Should you send your child back to the classroom?

We spoke with Dr. Quinita Ogletree, a lecturer in the Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture, about how these changes could impact children and families. As an education expert and mother, Ogletree understands both sides of the debate.

- by Ashley Green
3 faculty named AFS Award recipients

3 faculty named AFS Award recipients

Three faculty in the College of Education and Human Development are honored as 2020 Distinguished Achievement Award recipients from the Association of Former Students, one of the university’s highest professional honors.

- by Ashley Green

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