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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.

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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

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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Research & Outreach



As a part of a land-grant university, we are called to do more. Our faculty, staff and students are committed to making a transformational impact on society.

Our research faculty examine the urgent challenges of our society. Across our centers and labs, we are discovering new knowledge every day. Knowledge that when translated improves the quality of life for countless individuals.

By the numbers

Proposals Submitted by CEHD Faculty

Percent Tenured/ Tenure Track Faculty

New Research Awards

2018 Annual Budgeted Funding






Research in our Departments

Educational Administration and Human Resource Development


The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development is committed and actively engaged in research in the areas of:

  • Adult education
  • Educational leadership and policy
  • Higher education administration
  • Human resource development

Additionally, three faculty are Co-PIs on funded research in other departments that have totals of over $16 million.

Learn more about EAHR research

Educational Psychology


The Department of Educational Psychology is engaged in exciting, cutting-edge research in school, home and community settings. With over $8 million in external funding expenditures last year, the department has significant initiatives that examine educational achievement, social support and mental health issues across various ages and demographics.


Learn more about EPSY research

Health and Kinesiology


The Department of Health and Kinesiology contributes to the quality of life of the citizens of the state, nation and world through the creation and dissemination of innovative knowledge in the areas of:

  • Health education
  • Exercise physiology
  • Motor behavior & neuroscience
  • Sport pedagogy
  • Sport management


Learn more about HLKN research

Teaching, Learning and Culture


The Department of Teaching, Learning and Culture strives to produce quality future educators through research conducted in the areas of teacher preparation and educational achievement particularly in the areas of:

  • Culture and curriculum
  • English as a second language
  • Mathematics and science education
  • Reading and language arts
  • Technology and urban education


Learn more about TLAC research

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