College of Education and Human Development Statue

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.

For the 2019-2020 school year, the Texas Education Agency reported there were more than 10,000 Aggies working in Texas schools across 738 districts and 213 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

COVID-19 Updates and Guidance

Our top priority during this time is to ensure the safety of our students, faculty and staff. Review Texas A&M updates and guidance to learn more.

TAMU Updates & Guidance

We will continue to update information as it comes available.

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

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College of Education and Human Development

A Statement from Dr. Singer

Dear CEHD Community,

There are defining moments in each of our professional and personal lives where circumstances and events dictate that we address matters of shared concern. Most recently, the heavy weight of disruption from a global pandemic converging with ongoing societal struggles has hopefully challenged us all to reflect on our better selves and confront the troubling events before us. The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered, perhaps permanently, how we live, work, and play, and forced us to grapple with some very disturbing and sobering realities. This public health crisis has further exposed the historical, legal, and social injustices that have plagued this nation for centuries. As we have come together to cope with the COVID-19 crisis, we have also seen people come together to protest the pandemic of racism. The protests that have unfolded within the last week in response to the recent unjust killings of George Floyd in Minnesota, Ahmaud Aubery in Georgia, Breonna Taylor in Kentucky, and other Black people across this nation have become a flashpoint in our troubled history. These nationwide protests by minoritized people in particular and their allies are just the latest in a long history of resistance against racism and other forms of gross injustice.

We are leaders in the college charged with providing strategic oversight for climate, diversity, equity, and inclusion via ODDI. As such, we think it is important to acknowledge the gravity of this situation, and provide support to members of our community whom might be struggling to deal with the pain, grief, fear, trauma, anger, frustration, and other emotions, mindsets, and outcomes they are experiencing.

In the spirit of TAMU’s stated core values and CEHD’s mission and vision, we urge each of you to think about ways we might support each other in these difficult and troubling times.

In this regard, we offer some suggestions to consider below:

  • Use your individual voice, influence, and/or privilege to challenge and change systems of injustice—be it in the college, or beyond.
  • Listen to and learn about/from the concerns and experiences of others, particularly people from marginalized communities.
  • Educate yourself about the history and ongoing legacy of systematic racism in this nation, and its connection to other forms of injustice.
  • Critically reflect on your own biases, assumptions, and narratives.
  • Call out institutional and interpersonal racism whenever you see it.
  • Check in with your Black/African American colleagues and friends in particular, and ask what support looks like for them.
  • Recognize that if you are experiencing trauma there are support systems in place to help you.
  • Be humble.

As a college, we must reflect more deeply on our mission of enhancing equity in educational achievement and health outcomes. Meeting this charge will require having difficult dialogues, but more importantly, acting to disrupt the systemic inequities that exist. We must strongly disavow racism and other injustices, and challenge ourselves, both individually and collectively, to grow if our vision to transform lives through leadership and innovation is to come to fruition.

John Singer

John N. Singer, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Sport Management
Associate Dean for Diversity and Inclusion
College of Education and Human Development
Texas A&M University

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