College of Education and Human Development Statue

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

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Education & Human Development

Departments in the News

Educational Administration & Human Resource Development


Texas A&M Distinguished Professor Dr. Yvonna Lincoln retires

Texas A&M Distinguished Professor Dr. Yvonna Lincoln retires

Award-winning higher education administration faculty Dr. Yvonna S. Lincoln retired after 40 years as an educator and nearly 30 years with Texas A&M.

- by Heather Gillin
TESOL Certificate program begins at Texas A&M

TESOL Certificate program begins at Texas A&M

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green
Student mentor helps high school student attend Texas A&M through TAMU MU

Student mentor helps high school student attend Texas A&M through TAMU MU

First-generation student Cristy Duran always dreamed of attending Texas A&M University, but the road to college can be confusing without the guidance of a parent who has done it before. With the help of a mentor, she took her college entrance exams, won seven scholarships and earned admission to Texas A&M for fall 2019.

- by Heather Gillin
CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green

Educational Psychology


Former student impacts children with learning disabilities in Nicaragua

Former student impacts children with learning disabilities in Nicaragua

Children with autism) are at greater risk for experiencing high levels of anxiety symptoms. Recent evidence suggests Cognitive behavioral therapy may also be effective for anxiety reduction in some presentations of autism.

- by Ashley Green
Exploring Autism and Anxiety

Exploring Autism and Anxiety

Children with autism) are at greater risk for experiencing high levels of anxiety symptoms. Recent evidence suggests Cognitive behavioral therapy may also be effective for anxiety reduction in some presentations of autism.

- by Ashley Green
Disaster recovery two years after Hurricane Harvey

Disaster recovery two years after Hurricane Harvey

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green
CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green

Health & Kinesiology


Why relationships matter to your health

Why relationships matter to your health

It turns out that it is in fact all about who you know. Health education researcher Dr. Meg Patterson said who you are connected with can have huge impacts on your health and health literacy.

- by Heather Gillin
Remembering Dr. Michael Greenwood

Remembering Dr. Michael Greenwood

Dr. Michael Greenwood, Clinical Professor in the Department of Health and Kinesiology, passed away on Sep. 21 at the age of 63.

- by Heather Gillin
Texas A&M researcher explores impact of race and sport on education

Texas A&M researcher explores impact of race and sport on education

Children with autism) are at greater risk for experiencing high levels of anxiety symptoms. Recent evidence suggests Cognitive behavioral therapy may also be effective for anxiety reduction in some presentations of autism.

- by Ashley Green
New dance science paths produce dance teachers, physical therapists, performers

New dance science paths produce dance teachers, physical therapists, performers

The Division of Kinesiology’s Dance Science program in the Department of Health and Kinesiology added three new paths, helping students tailor their degree to their career: teaching, physical therapy and professional performer.

- by Heather Gillin

Teaching, Learning & Culture


Science in Silence: Teaching DHH Students

Science in Silence: Teaching DHH Students

While DHH students face many of the same struggles in school, especially in science, there are some challenges that impact DHH students more. One of those challenges is language deficiencies and delays. More than 90% of deaf children are born to hearing parents and nearly 75% of those parents never learn to sign.

- by Ashley Green
Keeping teachers in the classroom

Keeping teachers in the classroom

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green
CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

CEHD Begins 50th Anniversary Celebrations

As school districts across Texas seek to respond to growing changes in their communities, they are also facing concerns when it comes to communication between parents and teachers.

- by Ashley Green
Hill-Jackson “Ready to Serve” in New Role

Hill-Jackson “Ready to Serve” in New Role

With a focus on further developing district-college partnerships, Dr. Valerie Hill-Jackson will serve as assistant dean of educator preparation and school partnerships.

- by Ashley Green

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