About the Department
Educators pursuing careers as professors, researchers, specialists, administrators, or other types of leadership positions may want to consider a Masters degree or PhD in the field of Educational Psychology. The Department of Educational Psychology (EDEP) promotes inquiry in human learning and development within the context of a diverse society.
Specifically, the major areas of study include human learning, human development, research methodology, statistics, measurement, and assessment & evaluation. Both Master's and Doctoral degree programs are offered in this department.
Graduate study is primarily oriented toward students with specific professional educational objectives, but it is also applicable to students who find an emphasis in educational psychology congruent with their personal objectives and who wish to engage in elective study to the greatest extent possible while fulfilling degree requirements.
Approximately 50 students are enrolled in graduate programs of study in educational psychology. Although the Department makes significant contributions to undergraduate programs in teacher education, there is no undergraduate major in educational psychology.