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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.

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.

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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.

Penry Endows Graduate Fellowship

Penry Endows Graduate Fellowship
July 7, 2020 Erin Kleinecke

Dr. Jason Penry recently established the Jason Penry, Ph.D. ’08 Endowed Graduate Fellowship. The gift will provide financial assistance to one or more full-time students pursuing a doctorate in educational administration with a higher education emphasis.

Dr. Jason Penry

Dr. Jason Penry

Penry is currently the Assistant Vice President for Operations at the Texas A&M Foundation. He previously served as the Vice Chancellor for Advancement at Arkansas State after holding various development roles at Oklahoma State and within the Texas Tech University System. He earned his doctorate in higher education administration from the College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University.

“I am grateful for all the opportunities my degree from Texas A&M has presented me,” stated Penry. “This gift commitment is a small way to express my gratitude.”

“We are thrilled to award a scholarship bearing the name of one of our higher education administration alumni,” stated Dr. Mario Torres, head of the CEHD department of educational administration. “This fellowship in every respect symbolizes Dr. Penry’s dedication to preparing the next generation of leaders in colleges and universities. His generous gift comes at critical time and will surely have a lasting impact on the academic experiences of our students.”

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