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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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
Workforce, Adult, & Lifelong Education (WALE)
Human Resource Development
Human Resource Development Honors
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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

Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

Bachelor's Admissions

Freshman Admissions


Transfer Admissions


B.S. Human Resource Development

Transfer applicants must follow both Texas A&M University requirements as well as departmental requirements for full admission.

Students must meet all of the following requirements in order to be given preference for admission, including required courses being complete and graded at the time of application.

  • GPR of 2.75 on at least 24 hours of gradable transferable coursework
  • One Math course: MATH 140 (MATH 1324) OR MATH 142 (MATH 1325)
  • One Life and Physical Science courses (Minimum 3 hours each)
  • ENGL 103 (ENGL 1301) or ENGL 104 (ENGL 1302)
  • Application Essay
  • Career goals with an explanation of how this degree program will help achieve those goals
  • Writing skills

Other points of consideration:

  • How many more hours can be taken at a community college that can be applied to the degree?
  • Department will review hours to determine if the admission will result in excessive degree hours.

For more information about transferring into EAHR, please email sehd-recruitment@tamu.edu and a member of our recruitment team will follow up with you.

Note: Applicants are reviewed by committee and admitted on a competitive basis. Meeting the minimum requirements listed does not guarantee admission.

Change of Major


Change of Major Requirements

Students now submit their change of curriculum requests online through Howdy. Specific change of major requirements can be found on the Undergraduate Studies website.

Applicants are reviewed by a committee and admitted on a competitive basis. Meeting the minimum requirements listed does not guarantee admission.

Change of Major Admissions Deadlines

Fall 2024: May 14, 2024 – June 25, 2024

Spring 2025: August 14, 2024 – September 16, 2024

Summer 2025: December 17, 2024 – February 10, 2025

Prospective change of major students must submit a change of major application and meet the minimum change of major requirements detailed below at the time of application. Students will be notified no later than 10 business days after the application deadline.

To complete the change of major process, accepted applicants must attend the mandatory Change of Major processing meeting. Details about this meeting are in the email you will receive if accepted.

Change of Major Advising

The SEHD Advising office will have change of major walk-ins in-person and virtually the first Friday of every month (unless otherwise noted) from 1:30pm to 4:00pm.

Access the virtual change of major walk-ins via Zoom on the specified dates below:

  • June 7th, 2024
  • August 2nd, 2024
  • September 6th, 2024
  • October 4th, 2024
  • November 1st, 2024
  • December 6th, 2024

If you have any questions in regards to change of major walk-ins, please call our front office at (979)845-4530.

Readmits


B.S. Human Resource Development

Readmit applicants must follow application requirements set by both Texas A&M University and the Department of Educational Administration & Human Resource Development to be considered for full admission.

  • 12 hours of applicable coursework taken at another institution with a minimum of 2.75 GPR
  • One Math course: MATH 140 (MATH 1324) OR MATH 142 (MATH 1325)
  • Two Life and Physical Science courses (3-4 hours each)
  • COMM 203
  • Application essay:
    • Identification of problem that resulted in leaving TAMU
    • If dismissed from TAMU – change of behavior, study habits, academic and personal maturity
    • explanation of how this degree program aligns with career goals
    • Writing skills
  • If the TAMU GPR is below 2.0 at re-admission, department will review remaining course requirements to be certain there are enough hours to bring the GPR to 2.0 and above.
  • Department will also review hours to determine if the admission will result in excessive degree hours.

Other points of consideration:

  • How many more hours can be taken at a community college that can be applied to the degree?
  • What GPR is needed on 12-15 hours to get the student to a 2.0 in one semester?
  • Does the department have an investment in this student?
  • Is this one of our former students?

Minor Admissions


Human Resource Development Minor

Minor Admissions Deadlines

Check the A&M Academic Calendar. The minor application will open and close on the same dates as the Change of Curriculum application.

Minor Requirements

1.  Overall GPR 2.0 or better

2.  Minimum 12 graded hours at Texas A&M

3.  No more than 75 total completed hours (A&M and transfer hours)

4.  Application Essay (400-500 word minimum):

  • Explanation of how this degree program aligns with career goals
  • Overall writing skills including grammar, spelling, and professional style

5.  Submitted application for Human Resource Development Minor

You will not receive a confirmation email for your submission. The link will only be live during the application window. Students will be notified of admissions decisions approximately 2 weeks after the application closes.

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Bachelor’s Programs


Students applying to an undergraduate program must follow all department admissions. Program faculty will determine the admission of an applicant to the specific program.

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