College of Education and Human Performance


The College of Education and Human Performance (CEHP) serves and prepares aspiring students for leadership roles through innovation technology, investigative research, and evidence based instructional strategies. CEHP provides a student-centered learning environment and is committed to student success. The College honors a community of connectedness to ensure all students, faculty, and staff can achieve excellence.

Undergraduate Programs

Undergraduate students have several degree programs to choose from within the College of Education and Human Performance. Information about our undergraduate degree programs is linked below. More information is found on the departmental web page.

Graduate Degrees

At TAMUK, the College of Education and Human Performance offers several degrees at the Masters level and two degrees at the Doctoral level (Educational Leadership and Bilingual Education). Information about our graduate degree programs is listed in the link below. Each department has its own webpage which also features more detailed information about our graduate degree programs, the faculty, and admissions information. Students wanting to learn more about these programs should navigate to the department housing the program for more information.
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Message from the Interim Dean

Warmest Greetings! Welcome to the College of Education and Human Performance. We proudly serve as the first teacher college in South Texas, impacting public education across the world. We are committed to diverse, quality programs and transformational opportunities for our students. The College of Education and Human Performance prepares candidates for roles that include PK-12 teachers, school principals, school superintendents, professors for higher education, professional counselors, sports management professionals, military science professionals, and experts within the field of health and kinesiology. Our ROTC program develops students to serve proudly and become officers in the United States Army. Our Early Childhood Center provide our youngest learners an environment that is academically stimulating, developmentally appropriate, and learner-centered. The College of Education and Human Performance is changing lives every day in every classroom, one course, one semester, one certification, one degree at a time. It is an honor to serve as the Interim Dean of the College of Education and Human Performance. I love this university, this college, and the people who commit themselves to transforming lives through the power of education. Our esteemed faculty and staff are dedicated to excellence resulting in student success. Our work impacts your work, which impacts our world. We do so by respecting the past AND embracing the future. We are the College of Education and Human Performance at Javelina Nation! More Info Dr. Linda Villarreal

We Teach Texas!

We Teach Texas, an initiative of The Texas A&M University System, encourages prospective students to pursue teaching careers at one of the 11 system universities, including Texas A&M-Kingsville. When South Texas State Teachers College, now Texas A&M-Kingsville, was founded in 1925, it was for the purpose of training teachers. The university continues to remain a leader in teacher education in Texas.

The Premont Alliance

A unique five-year educational alliance between the Premont Independent School District and Texas A&M University-Kingsville yields success for both sides, and is serving as a model of K-12/higher education partnerships across the country