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Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology is concerned with all aspects of psychology pertaining to teaching and learning in educational settings. Educational psychologists are concerned with understanding how environments are structured to promote cognitive, personal, and social development broadly as well as learning motivation. The role of Educational Psychology is to bring together theory and research from psychology and related disciplines in order to facilitate healthy human development and effective learning and teaching.

Our Ph.D. program is designed to prepare graduates to teach in college or university settings, public education, and/or to do research in university, business, and government settings. The M.S. program is designed to help students develop the capabilities, knowledge, skills, and competencies that prepare them as effective professionals or attractive Ph.D. program applicants.