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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 (PhD) degrees in Educational Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and School Psychology.

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UNDERGRADUATE STUDIES

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

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Graduate Programs

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

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ONLINE EDUCATION

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

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Certificates

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

FROM OUR FORMER STUDENTS


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

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Employment Opportunities

ACES Fellows Program


Texas A&M University’s College of Education and Human Development invites applications for the Accountability, Climate, Equity, and Scholarship (ACES) Fellows Program from scholars whose work aligns with the Department of CEHD. In recognition of Texas A&M University’s Diversity Plan, the ACES faculty pipeline initiative promotes the research, teaching, and scholarship of early career scholars who embrace the belief that diversity is an indispensable component of academic excellence. ACES Fellows will benefit from:

  • Prescriptive mentoring,
  • Access to instructional best practices,
  • A vast array of world-class research and productivity resources, and
  • A robust network of renowned Texas A&M scholars from across disciplines.

Fellows will begin their appointment in Fall 2022.

Faculty Positions


Assistant/Associate Professor of Developmental Sciences

Texas A&M University’s Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) is seeking applicants for a position at the Assistant/Associate level with expertise in neurobiology as it relates to learning and development. The successful candidate will be housed in the Developmental Sciences (DS) program within the Learning Sciences division in EPSY and expected to help bridge the fields of developmental science, education and neurobiology. The department of Educational Psychology and College of Education and Human Development are especially interested in qualified candidates who can contribute to the diversity and excellence of the academic community through their research, teaching, and/or service.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Counseling Psychology

The Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University invites applications for a tenured/tenure-track faculty position within its APA-accredited Counseling Psychology Program. The appointment is open at the Assistant or the Associate Professor rank. The ideal candidate will demonstrate a commitment to participating in the program’s existing telepsychology infrastructure, including Telebehavioral Care Program (TBC), which has expanded from a single access point in 2009 to a network of over 14 access points in 10 counties located in community resource centers, primary care clinics, jails, and schools. Additional telepsychology services are also offered at the department’s community-based Counseling and Assessment Clinic. 

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education

The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) invites applications for a tenure- track assistant/associate professor with expertise in early intervention / early childhood special education (EI/ECSE). The allocated time and effort for this 9-month appointment is:

1. Research: The successful candidate will evidence success or strong potential for securing external funding to support programmatic and outreach activities focused on early childhood populations who have or may be at risk for disabilities.

2. Teaching: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate coursework, and mentorship of graduate students including those preparing for future professorial roles.

3. Service: Service expectations include internal contributions (i.e., department, college, university) and external visibility at state and national/international levels. Preference will be given to applicants with a history of research activities and teaching experience targeting early childhood special education population.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Special Education

The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) invites applications for a full-time tenure- track assistant/associate professor with expertise in moderate/severe intellectual/developmental disabilities across the lifespan.

1. Research: The successful candidate will evidence success or strong potential for securing external funding to support programmatic and outreach activities focused on moderate/severe intellectual/developmental disabilities across the lifespan.

2. Teaching: Teaching responsibilities include undergraduate and graduate coursework, and mentorship of graduate students including those preparing for future professorial roles.

3. Service: Service expectations include internal contributions (i.e., department, college, university) and external visibility at state and national/international levels.

Preference will be given to applicants with a history of research activities, outreach programs, and teaching experience targeting individuals with moderate/severe intellectual/developmental disabilities across the lifespan.

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Assistant/Associate Professor of Bilingual/English as a Second Language Education

The Department of Educational Psychology at Texas A&M University in College Station announces a tenure track Assistant/Associate Professor position within the Bilingual/English as a Second Language Education Division. The position will help support undergraduate and graduate programs within the Division, and will include research, teaching, and service responsibilities. Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology or a related field. We seek applicants with a clearly developing or established fundable line of research that contributes significantly to Bilingual/English as a Second Language Education. The successful applicant will join a team of nationally recognized faculty with expertise in Bilingual/English as a Second Language Education, and a record of external funding to support their research scholarship.

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