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

Educational Administration and Human Resource Development

Bachelor's Admissions

Freshman Admissions


First year students, with no previous college credit, must apply through Texas A&M’s Office of Admissions.

Admissions Deadline: 

Spring 2019: October 10, 2018

Transfer Admissions


(B.S. Human Resource Development and B.S. Technology Management)

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 2.5 on at least 24 hours of gradable transferable coursework
  • Two Math courses: MATH 140 (MATH 1324) and MATH 142 (MATH 1325) or approved equivalent
  • Two Life and Physical Science courses (Minimum 3 hours each)
  • ENGL 103 or 104 (ENGL 1301)
  • 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, contact Casey Ricketts at 979-862-7167.

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 Admissions Deadlines
Spring 2019: Sept 10 – Oct 10
Summer/Fall 2019: Feb 10 – March 10
Fall 2019: May 10 – June 10

* Please note application will only be available during the dates stated and closes at 5:00 pm.

Students must meet all of the following requirements in order to be considered for change of major:

Note: All academic information included on the application must appear in a student’s official academic record at Texas A&M University.

1. Must complete all of the following courses:

  • MATH 140 (or approved substitute)
  • MATH 142 (or approved substitute)
  • ENGL 103 or 104
  • Life and Physical Science (3-4 hours)
  • Life and Physical Science (3-4 hours)

2. GPR 2.0 or greater
3. Minimum of 12 graded hours at Texas A&M
4. No more than 75 total completed hours (A&M and transfer hours)

5. Application Essay (400-500 word minimum)

  • Career goals with an explanation of how this degree program will help achieve those goals
  • Overall writing skills and quality are both considered including grammar, spelling, and professional style in submitted essay

6. Submitted application – Human Resource Development 

Submitted applicationTechnology Management

Note: you will NOT receive a confirmation email of your submission. Link will only be live during application window.

Change of curriculum applicants (major and minors) are reviewed by the program faculty. A key element in the application is the essay identifying career goals and how this major will help achieve those goals. The number accepted into the program is dependent on the available space or number of students that can be accommodated. Graduation numbers are monitored to determine space available in the program.

NOTE: APPLICANTS ARE REVIEWED BY COMMITTEE AND ADMITTED ON A COMPETITIVE BASIS. MEETING THE MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS LISTED DOES NOT GUARANTEE ADMISSION.

Students will be required to change their major the same semester they applied or reapply the next semester to change their major. Prospective change of major students must meet the minimum change of major requirements detailed above at the time of application. Students  will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the Department of Educational Administration and Human Resource Development AFTER the deadline for the semester they applied (see dates listed above). 

Prior to submitting a change of major application, applicants are encouraged to research the degree they wish to pursue.

READMITS


(B.S. Human Resource Development and B.S. Technology Management)

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 2.5 GPR
  • Two Math courses: MATH 140 and MATH 142 or approved equivalent
  • Two Life and Physical Science courses (3-4 hours each)
  • ENGL 103 or 104
  • 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
    • Career goals with an explanation of how this degree program will help achieve those 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?
    • Has the student met with advisors prior to application?

MINOR ADMISSIONS


(Human Resource Development Minor and Technology Management Minor)

 

Minor Admissions Deadlines
Spring 2019: Sept 10 – Oct 10
Summer/Fall 2019: Feb 10 – March 10
Fall 2019: May 10 – June 10

* Please note application will only be available during the dates stated and closes at 5:00 pm.

REQUIREMENTS TO ADD MINOR:

1.  Overall GPR 2.0 or better for HRD / Overall GPR 2.5 or better for Tech Mgmt

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)

  • Career goals with an explanation of how this degree program will help achieve those goals
  • Overall writing skills including grammar, spelling, and professional style

5.  Submitted application for Human Resource Development Minor*

Submitted application for Technology Management Minor*

You will NOT receive a confirmation email of your submission. Link will only be live during application window.

Minor Advising

Per University guidelines, the student’s home college or major department is responsible for advising students pursuing a minor in Human Resource Development. Students may email the EAHR Undergraduate Advisors if they have questions about courses. We regret that we are not able to force HRDV or TCMG minors into full EHRD/TCMG courses.

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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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