Graduate Degree Programs

EPSY offers a variety of graduate programs with many areas of specializations. As one of the top educational psychology departments in the country we offer programs geared towards those working in schools, academia, and the corporate world.  Our students have gone on to work as mental health practitioners in veterans affairs clinics, community agencies and student counseling centers; faculty members in the U.S. and abroad; and some have also gone on to work for private corporations.  Whatever your goal is in the realm of educational psychology we are here to help you achieve those goals.

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Students interested in working with individuals with challenging behaviors or autism should consider pursing this certificate. SPED master’s students will complete the required coursework during their degree plan.
Type of degree: Graduate Certificate
Program Delivery: Cohort-Model, Online
Credit Hours: 18 hours

Learn more about the Applied Behavior Analysis Certificate program.

The program prepares teachers, coordinators and directors of bilingual and dual language programs to use teaching and research tools to increase educational opportunity and workplace access for second language students and their families.
Type of degree: Master of Science, Master of Education, Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Online, Traditional
Credit Hours: Masters: 36 hours, Doctoral: 75 hours beyond a master’s degree or 96 hours beyond a bachelor’s degree

Learn more about the Bilingual Education program.

The CPS program prepares students to advance science-based prevention programs and policies through an understanding of empirical research and knowledge of best practices by prevention professionals.
Type of degree: Graduate Certificate
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 15 hours

Learn more about the Certificate in Prevention Science program.

The program trains counseling psychologists to advance theoretically based, empirically driven services that enhance the health and well being of individuals and communities.
Type of degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Cohort-Model, Traditional

Learn more about the Counseling Psychology program.

Doctoral study in Learning Sciences is based on the Apprentice Scholar model, in which students become immersed in developing a rich understanding of what we know and in exploring and discovering what has yet to be learned. Learning Sciences students participate on research teams designed to advance our understanding of these issues, and in the development of applications based on theory and research in the learning sciences.
Type of degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 64 hours

Learn more about the Learning Sciences program.

Masters students in Learning Sciences develop expertise in either Cognition, Creativity, Instruction, and Development or in Research, Measurement, and Statistics.
Type of degree: Master of Science, Master of Education
Program Delivery: Traditional
Credit Hours: 32-36 hours

Learn more about the Masters in Learning Sciences with an Emphasis in CCID or RMS program.

The online Master's in Cognition & Creativity focus is a 36-hour program intended for professionals wanting to increase their knowledge and understanding on how creative and innovative thinking builds a competitive edge in learning.
Type of degree: Master of Education
Program Delivery: Online
Credit Hours: 36 hours

Learn more about the Online Masters in Cognition and Creativity program.

The Educational Technology program prepares students to become instructional designers and technology leaders, using the potential of today’s technologies to design and develop effective, engaging instruction for a variety of audiences, including K-12, higher education and the workforce.
Type of degree: Master of Education
Program Delivery: Online
Credit Hours: 36 hours

Learn more about the Online Masters in Educational Technology program.

Accepting applications for Fall 2015
Type of degree: Master of Education
Program Delivery: Online
Credit Hours: 36

Learn more about the Online Masters in Research, Measurement and Statistics program.

The Online Masters program in Special Education prepares educators to effectively meet the needs of diverse learners and serve individuals at-risk and those with disabilities in general education, special education, and community settings.
Type of degree: Master of Science, Master of Education
Program Delivery: Online
Credit Hours: Masters: 36 hours

Learn more about the Online Masters in Special Education program.

Prepares students to counsel and guide children and adolescents with normal developmental needs in school settings. Complete a master's degree while developing the necessary qualifications to meet Texas requirements for School Counseling certification. This program is only offered online.
Type of degree: Master of Education
Program Delivery: Online
Credit Hours: 36 hours

Learn more about the School Counseling program.

The program trains psychologists capable of contributing to the health care of children and adolescents experiencing mental, academic, emotional and behavioral difficulties, especially as related to the educational process, at the individual and organizational levels.
Type of degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Cohort-Model
Credit Hours: 104 - 112 hours

Learn more about the School Psychology program.

Coursework, teaching, and research experiences are part of the doctoral program. Full-time students work with faculty to prepare for careers in academia.
Type of degree: Doctor of Philosophy
Program Delivery: Cohort-Model, Traditional
Credit Hours: Doctoral: 75 hours (minimum)

Learn more about the Special Education Doctoral Program program.