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The College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce is improving the quality of life in Texas and beyond by educating teachers, administrators and human services professionals. Our success stems from a wide variety of degree programs, small class sizes and faculty who take time to develop one-on-one relationships with our students.
Our world-class faculty are conducting innovative, educational research to help you reimagine the practice of teaching. You’ll receive guidance and mentoring to achieve success in the classroom while taking on practical, real-world experiences to build the confidence and skills you’ll need after graduation. With extended locations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex and our growing online degree program offerings, you’re sure to find the perfect fit for your busy life.
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Benefits of a Degree from A&M-Commerce
Continue our legacy of exceptionalism! Our students have a 97% pass rate on initial statewide teacher certification examinations.
Gain real-world, on-the-job educator training through our partnerships with local school districts.
Develop your social work and counseling skills through practicum courses and internships.
Learn from world-class faculty conducting innovative educational research.
Gain hands-on health and human performance knowledge in our Human Performance Lab and other advanced-technology facilities.
We provide you with information, guidance and specialized services toward achieving your academic and career goals.
With modern classrooms and multiple laboratories for research, the Nursing and Health Sciences building houses our nursing, body mechanics, nutrition and wellness, and kinesiology programs, as well as the Biomedical Institute for Regenerative Research.
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College of Education and Human Services :: Featured News
Kate Koo, Ph.D., assistant professor of higher education at A&M-Commerce, is featured in a recent article from The Chronicle of Higher Education. The article details mental health strains on international students. Koo spoke of faculty and staff misperceptions of international students and the minority stress felt by many overseas students of color. She also discussed […]
Kimberly McLeod, Ph.D., dean of the College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce recently joined Keturi DeLong for an episode of Let’s Talk it Over, a TAMUC web series on YouTube. McLeod discussed the state of educator training in Texas and the university’s role in providing career-ready teachers for rural and urban communities throughout […]
Juan Araujo, Ph.D., assistant dean in the College of Education and Human Services at Texas A&M University-Commerce, has been chosen to participate as a Fellow in Cohort 4 of the Texas Academic Leadership Academy (TALA). TALA is a year-long experience that aims to develop leadership skills in emerging academic leaders. Fellows are mentored by senior […]
The Department of Curriculum and Instruction at A&M-Commerce hosted a guest lecture by Sandra Duncan, Ed.D., via Zoom on April 10. The virtual event drew a large, international attendance with 179 registrants from across the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia. A noted author, Duncan presented The Honeycomb Hypothesis: A New Perspective on Children’s […]
Following his retirement after 10 years of service at Texas A&M University-Commerce, Chuck Holt, Ed.D., earned a new title when the Texas A&M University System Board of Regents designated him as Associate Professor Emeritus of Educational Leadership. “I am honored to be named associate professor emeritus by The Texas A&M System Board of Regents,” Holt […]
Texas Governor Greg Abbott recently appointed A&M-Commerce alumna Katie Andrade to the Texas State Board of Social Worker Examiners for a term set to expire in 2027. The board regulates the practice of social work in Texas. The appointment is subject to Senate confirmation. Andrade is a licensed master social worker at Titus Regional Medical […]
Public health students in the Department of Health and Human Performance at A&M-Commerce recently planned and executed the 2021 TAMUC Student Healthfest, which was hosted virtually on YouTube. The event aimed to promote wellness amongst A&M-Commerce students and the campus community by increasing awareness and access to available university resources. Elizabeth Wachira, Ph.D., assistant professor […]
Brian Brumley, director of field education for the Department of Social Work at A&M-Commerce, presented at the 2021 VA Social Work conference, held virtually on March 26. Brumley spoke on ethical decision making to a group of 77 social work staffers from the VA North Texas Health Care System. Attendees gave Brumley high marks for […]
Texas A&M University-Commerce and Dallas College are joining forces in a partnership that will provide Dallas College students with convenient options to transition their associate degree studies to a bachelor’s degree from A&M-Commerce. The institutions signed a memorandum of understanding on Tuesday, April 13 at the Dallas College Richland Campus to mark the beginning of […]
Julia Ballenger, a professor in the Department of Educational Leadership at A&M-Commerce, is the recipient of the 2022 Willystine Goodsell Award, presented by the American Education Research Association’s (AERA) Research on Women and Education special interest group. The highly coveted award recognizes educators who have served AERA on behalf of women, girls and education through […]