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 College 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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BACHELOR'S MASTER'S PH.D. ED.D. MINOR
Education Administration
PK-12 Educational Leadership
Higher Education Administration
Student Affairs Administration in Higher Education
Educational Human Resource Development
Adult Education
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Development Honors
Technology Management
Technology Management
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FROM OUR STUDENTS


“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

Doctorate IN EDUCATIONAL HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT Emphasis in:

Adult Education

Learn more about our Adult Education or Human Resource Development Programs


Adult Education Monthly Information Webinar Schedule

Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 5:00-6:00 pm CST

Tuesday, November 12, 2019, 5:00-6:00 pm CST

Tuesday, February 11, 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm CST

Tuesday, March 10, 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm CST

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 5:00-6:00 pm CST

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Ph.D. in Educational Human Resource Development, emphasis in Adult Education


The Educational Human Resource Development (EHRD) program with an emphasis in Adult Education develops adult education practitioners who are critically reflective, student-centered and committed to social justice. Our programs prepare individuals to administer programs and teach adults in a variety of settings including community centers, community colleges, literacy centers, health care facilities and the workplace. The Ph.D. prepares individuals for the professoriate as well as other settings.

Requires a minimum of 72 credit hours with a master’s degree or 96 credit hours without a master’s degree. This degree prepares individuals for professional work settings as well as faculty positions in research universities. It also offers a variety of courses in which a student may choose to emphasize in areas essential for the knowledge and skills necessary to meet your goals. The GRE is required for this degree.

Admissions Deadline: December 1


To be admitted to a graduate program, you must apply to the EAHR department and Texas A&M University.

How to Apply

Program Details


Degree: Doctorate (Ph.D.) in Educational Human Resource Development
Emphasis: Adult Education
Degrees Offered: Doctor of Philosophy
Credit Hours: 72 hours with Master’s degree, 96 hours without Master’s degree

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Frequently Asked Questions


I AM INTERESTED IN APPLYING TO THIS PROGRAM. HOW CAN I STRENGTHEN MY APPLICATION?

All prospective Ph.D. students are highly encouraged to meet with a program faculty member prior to applying to the program. This will allow the prospective student to ask questions about the program to ensure the program will meet their needs. Also, since faculty members make admission decisions, this is an opportunity for prospective students to find out what the programs are looking for in applicants.

Prospective students are encouraged to apply early, especially if they are wanting to be considered for awards, such as fellowships and assistantships.

ARE GRE SCORES REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION TO THE PHD PROGRAM? WHAT ARE THE MINIMUM GRE SCORES REQUIRED FOR ADMISSION?

All PhD applicants must provide official GRE scores. These scores must have been taken within the past five years to be considered up to date. To be considered official, scores must be sent directly from ETS to the TAMU Graduate Admissions Office.

There is not a minimum score required for admission to the program. Faculty reviewers base admission on the overall application. This includes GPR, work experience, interview questions, writing samples, as well as GRE scores.

To be competitive for one of the fellowships, it is recommended applicants score above 300 overall.

HOW SOON CAN I APPLY?

Applications for the PhD program are accepted August 1-December 1, for the following Fall semester. It is recommended applicants submit all application materials in advance of the deadline to ensure a complete application when reviews begin.

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Completed Application: A completed Apply Texas application. Apply online at www.applytexas.org. The name on your application must match your name as it appears in your passport. Application Fee: A non-refundable $65 application fee for domestic applicants and $90 application fee for international applicants. The application fee may be paid by check, money order or approved credit card. Applicants who wish to pay by credit card may do so as part of the online application. If you are unable to pay the fee online, you may call the Graduate Admissions Office at 979-845-1060. Official Transcripts and Records: Submit official transcripts from all colleges or universities attended. NOTE: You do not need to submit an official transcript from Texas A&M University. For information on submitting official transcripts to Texas A&M University, please visit their website.

How to Apply: Doctoral Application Information 

WHAT TYPES OF FINDING ARE AVAILABLE TO PHD STUDENTS?

Full-time PhD students are eligible to apply for Graduate Assistantships. These assistantships pay for nine hours of tuition, as well as a monthly stipend. These assistantships range from assisting with courses, teaching undergraduate courses, and assisting with research.

Full-time students are also eligible to be nominated (by faculty) for a fellowship. These fellowships are competitive, so prospective students are encouraged to have their admission applications submitted early. They are also encouraged to meet with faculty members in the program to discuss their interest in the program, as well as being considered for an award.

Students who are not full-time can contact the Student Financial Aid office for other funding opportunities available to graduate students.

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