Our world-class faculty are conducting innovative research to help you reimagine 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.

Additionally, our human services programs provide the knowledge and skills to positively impact individuals and communities through a comprehensive, interdisciplinary approach.

With extended locations throughout the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex and our growing online degree program offerings, you're sure to find the perfect program that fits your busy life.


Benefits of a Degree from A&M-Commerce

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Tradition of Excellence

Continue our legacy of exceptionalism! Our students have a 97% pass rate on initial statewide teacher certification examinations.

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Classroom Experience

Gain real-world, on-the-job educator training through our partnerships with local school districts.

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Experiential Training

Develop your social work and counseling skills through practicum courses and internships.

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World-class Faculty

Learn from world-class faculty conducting innovative educational research.

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State-of-the-art Nursing and Health Sciences Building

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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Human Performance Lab

Gain hands-on health and human performance knowledge in our Human Performance Lab and other advanced-technology facilities.

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Mentor Center

We provide you with information, guidance and specialized services toward achieving your academic and career goals.

Program Costs

Current tuition fees for an undergraduate taking 12 credit hours are $4,212 for a Texas resident and $9,108 for a non-resident.

Tuition and fees for a graduate student in the College of Education and Human Services taking nine credit hours are $3,820 for a Texas resident and $7,500 for a non-resident.

Associate Dean

DeMarquis Hayes, Ph.D.

Dr. DeMarquis Hayes assists in managing and leading human services program initiatives within the College of Education and Human Services.

As a school psychologist in the Dallas Independent School District who originated from Memphis, Tennessee, DeMarquis Hayes, Ph.D., thought Dallas would be a two- to five-year stop. All these years later, he still loves being in Texas. Hayes enjoys working in academia and has been at A&M-Commerce since 2012. He takes great pride in training school psychologists who make a difference in the lives of children and families daily. During his downtime, Hayes enjoys exercising with his wife at Camp Gladiator. He played high school football and ran track, competing in 110m high hurdles on a team that won back-to-back state championships!

Assistant Dean

Kathryn Dixon, Ph.D.

Kathryn Dixon, Ph.D., is a former elementary bilingual educator. She earned her doctorate in literacy and language studies with a minor in curriculum and instruction at the University of North Texas in 2014. Dixon is not only assistant dean for the College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce, but also serves as an associate professor in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction, teaching undergraduate and graduate reading courses.

Literature Reviews in Education and Human Services

The College of Education and Human Services at A&M-Commerce is the publisher of Literature Reviews in Education and Human Services (LREHS), a peer-reviewed, open access, electronic journal that serves as a repository for high-quality literature reviews of myriad topics in education and human services. The vision is to serve as an invaluable learning resource for students, faculty, scholars, administrators and policymakers.

Contact Us

  • Nursing Health Science Building, 310
  • P.O. Box 3011
  • Commerce, TX 75429-3011
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