College of Education and Human Development

The College of Education and Human Development includes the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, the Department of Educational Leadership and Technology, and the Department of Psychological Sciences, and the School of Kinesiology, which houses the Department of Health and Human Performance and the Department of Sport Science. Additionally, the College houses the Department of Educator Preparation Services.

The mission of the College of Education and Human Development is to provide students in kinesiology, professional education, and the behavioral sciences with a quality education through academic, cultural, and leadership experiences, and to provide leadership through scholarship and service to the community and professions. Programs in the College of Education and Human Development prepare students for challenging, gratifying, and socially significant careers.

Degree programs offered include the Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Kinesiology, Bachelor of Applied Arts and Sciences in Child and Family Studies, Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Studies,  Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology, Bachelor of Science in Elementary Teacher Education, Bachelor of Science in Secondary Teacher Education, Bachelor of Science in Psychology, Master of Education degree with majors in Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Administration, Master of Science in Kinesiology, Master of Science in Athletic Training, the Master of Science in Applied Psychology, the Master of Science in Child and Family Studies, and a Doctorate of Education in Educational Leadership. Several teaching supplemental and professional certificates are also offered in conjunction with different academic departments.

In addition to its teaching function, the college has a strong service commitment to public schools, human service agencies, and the surrounding communities. 

Dr. Kim Rynearson, Dean
College of Education and Human Development
E. J. Howell Building, Room 105
Box T-0210
Stephenville, Texas 76402
(254) 968-9916
rynearson@tarleton.edu
www.tarleton.edu/coe