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The Department OF Educational Psychology

The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) is home to a variety of interrelated disciplines and degree options focused on human development and well-being in educational and community contexts. Our undergraduate programs prepare students to work with children and youth in a variety of community and school contexts. We also offer a range of professional master’s degrees geared towards professionals in schools, communities, and the corporate world. For those interested in doctoral studies we offer Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) degrees in Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and School Psychology.

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Educational Psychology Programs



EPSY offers a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) in Education and University Studies, with one of three focuses.


Graduate Programs

The department of Educational Psychology offers a range of professional graduate degree programs.



EPSY offers a wide variety of online programs and courses to many the diverse needs our students.

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Undergraduate students have the opportunity to complete certificate programs while completing their degree requirements.


“I came to the conclusion that being a special educator is less about whom you teach and more about what you teach.”

– Stephanie Haetchen ’12
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Oi-Man Kwok received his Ph.D. in 2005 from Arizona State University. He is a Professor of the Educational Psychology department (Research, Measurement, and Statistics program) at Texas A&M University. His research interests include examining the methodological issues of both multilevel models and structural equation models, and the applications of these models in different educational and psychological research. He has coauthored more than 80 peer-reviewed journal articles. He has also been extensively involving in federally funded projects with a total funding (including both ongoing and completed projects) over 10 million dollars. Dr. Kwok received the Outstanding New Faculty Award from the School of Education & Human Development (CEHD) in 2007, and was selected as the Yates Faculty Fellow of CEHD in 2009. He has also served as the chair of the American Educational Research Association (AERA) Multilevel Modeling Special Interest Group (MLM-SIG) from 2012 to 2013.

Dr. Kwok teaches graduate level research and educational statistics courses. He has been recognized for his outstanding teaching with the 2010 Teaching Excellence Award from the Texas A&M University System. He has also been very active in mentoring graduate students and has graduated more than ten of his own doctoral students with a PhD; seven of them currently hold faculty positions at US or international universities. He is now chairing 5 doctoral students and has served on more than 50 doctoral committees (39 of them have completed their PhDs) within and outside of CEHD (e.g., Accounting, Architecture, Communication, Management, Psychology, and Sociology).

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