The Department of Teaching, Learning & Culture


Teaching, Learning and Culture (TLAC) encompasses students, faculty and staff whose efforts and interests center on the many different aspects of academics, teaching and classroom education. TLAC’s mission is to create experiences that advance teaching, research and service through the application of knowledge in the preparation and development of quality educators; placing high value on collaboration, critical thinking, creativity, democratic governance and global leadership.

Having two highly-ranked graduate programs within one department serves as an index of the world-class academic programs and faculty who are committed to a culture of excellence in research and discovery, and the scholarship of teaching.

-Dr. Michael de Miranda, Dean of The School of Education and Human Development 

From Our Former Students


“One of the things that set this program apart is that it is located within the Teaching, Learning & Culture Department at Texas A&M. There’s more to teaching than just delivering a curriculum or instructional strategy; we have to consider the influence that culture has one what we do.”

Dr. Byron William

Online Ed.D in Curriculum & Instruction

TLAC PROGRAMS

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

TLAC offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Education, with one of three focuses.

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Graduate Programs

The Culture and Curriculum program offers students the opportunity to learn and grow in many areas.

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GLOBAL ONLINE EDUCATION

Providing greater opportunities and flexibility for students, TLAC offers online degree programs, in addition to many individual Web-based classes.

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Certificates

TLAC offers several types of certificates for students as well as Texas Teacher Certifications

Online M.Ed. in Curriculum & Instruction with

Urban Education

Online M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction: Emphasis in Urban Education


The Urban Education program offers two graduate programs: a 36-hour Master of Education (M.Ed. Online) degree and a 64-hour Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degree. The program is committed to developing leaders nationally and globally in urban settings, and is one of the greatest producers of urban scholars and researchers in the nation. Students work closely with the Center for Urban School Partnerships, and are able to work in the field of urban education through research, publications and outreach programs.

Live Webinar

Join us for a live webinar to learn more about the program.

When: February 8, 6:00 pm CT

Join via Zoom: tx.ag/UrbanEd

or by QR code:

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Admissions


To be admitted to a graduate program, you must apply to the TLAC department and Texas A&M University.

How to apply

Program Design


The online master’s degree plan emphasizes the integration of theory and practice, a strong knowledge base in evaluation, practitioner action-based research and community-based research. Foundational courses in the degree plan focus on theory of curriculum development, an analysis of teaching behavior and cultural foundations of education. The required urban education electives focus on issues, policies and the history of urban education. Opportunities for international travel, conference presentations and publications are available throughout the program.

Program Details


Degrees Offered: Master of Education, M.Ed.
Program Delivery: Online
Credit Hours: 36, non-thesis

For a better understanding of your total cost of attendance (COA), please visit our cost and tuition rates webpage (https://aggie.tamu.edu/billing-and-payments/cost-and-tuition-rates). This webpage will provide you with an opportunity to review estimated COA information for undergraduate, graduate and professional students, as well as other resources such as the tuition calculator and billing and fee explanations.

Contact Advisors


Sandra Meyer

Administrative Coordinator I

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Faculty


Jemimah Young

Associate Professor

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John Williams III

Assistant Professor

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Quinita Ogletree

Clinical Assistant Professor

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Daniel Thomas III

Assistant Professor

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Jasmin Patrón-Vargas

Assistant Professor

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Frequently Asked Questions


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