The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

The Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development (EAHR) develops educational leaders and improves practice through teaching, research and service in the areas of public school administration, human resource development, higher education administration, adult education and student affairs administration. Statewide and nationally, EAHR graduates, faculty and staff play major roles in the education of children and adults.

As one of four departments in the School of Education and Human Development, EAHR is currently home to about 380 undergraduate students, 392 graduate students, 22 faculty and 22 staff.

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Creating Inclusive Environments in Schools - Dr. Jean Madsen

Program Highlight: Adult Education

Education Administration
PK-12 Educational Leadership
Higher Education Administration
Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education
Educational Human Resource Development
Workforce, Adult, & Lifelong Education (WALE)
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Development Honors
Denotes online option available


“What I enjoy most are the opportunities to work with such a diverse, intelligent, talented group of life-long learners,” said Druery. “People who are helpful, friendly and want to see you succeed encourage me on a daily basis.”

 – Donna Druery

Machuma (Helen) Muyia

Machuma (Helen) Muyia

Clinical Professor


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Dr. Muyia received her Ed.D. in Workforce Development Education/Human Resource Development from University of Arkansas, Fayetteville in 2008. Dr. Muyia joined Educational Administration and Human Resource Development Department at Texas A&M University as a Clinical Assistant Professor in 2009. Dr. Muyia teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in Adult learning and human resource development, including Adult learning, Organization Development and Change, and Training and Development. She redesigned her online undergraduate courses to be in compliant with the Quality matters rubric and made a significant contribution to the new and revised edition of her class textbook.

Dr. Muyia’s research focuses on Emotional Intelligence, Adult learning, Organization Development & Change, Virtual Learning, and Training & Development. Dr. Muyia has served as a reviewer for eight top tier journals, co-issue editor of one journal, and a series editor of one book. She has authored and co-authored 8 peer-reviewed journals articles, six book chapters. Dr. Muyia has served on three doctoral committees Dr. Muyia received the Texas A & M Board of Regents Teaching Excellence award in 2011, and the Departmental Teaching Achievement award in 2015.

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