Educational Psychology

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Programs and degrees

Graduate programs

Counseling and student personnel psychology

Help others grow academically and professionally as a K-12 school counselor, college or student personnel counselor or mental health professional in a community setting.

Psychological foundations of education

Learning and cognition/educational technology

Make improvements in education through psychology, science, and technology.

Social psychological and developmental processes

Inspire positive social change by studying human relationships and growth.

Quantitative methods in education

Discover solutions to issues in educational research, assessment, and program evaluation through measurement, evaluation, and statistics.

School psychology

Work with students to help them succeed academically, socially, emotionally, and behaviorally by providing a range of services, including: assessment, intervention, prevention, consultation, supervision, training, research, program evaluation, and development.

Special education

Improve outcomes for individuals who require specialized support to achieve success throughout their lifespan.

Graduate minor

Add a graduate minor in educational psychology to your MA or PhD degree.

Undergraduate programs

Bachelor's of science in special education

Choose from two tracks.

Bachelor's of Science (BS) with Academic Behavioral Strategist (ABS) licensure

Earn your bachelor's of science in special education and academic behavior strategist (ABS) teaching license in four years.

Bachelor’s of Science (BS): foundations of special education for schools and society

Gain expertise in the field of special education to expand its reach in schools and society. This degree does not lead to a teaching license.

Undergraduate minor

Enrich your major degree through an undergraduate minor in educational psychology, working with learners across the lifespan (children, youth, and adults).

American Sign Language (ASL) classes

Learn American Sign Language (ASL), one of the fastest growing languages in the United States and the indigenous language of the Deaf community. ASL is a natural, visual, non-spoken language with its own distinct grammatical structure.


Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)

Prepare to assist children and youth with ASD and their families with this ASD certificate.

Talent development and gifted education

Develop, implement, and supervise programs to teach gifted and talented students in K-12, postsecondary schools and other settings with a certificate in talent development and gifted education.