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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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Academic Programs

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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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Educational Psychology

Employment Opportunities

Faculty Positions

Department Head & Professor 

The College of Education and Human Development at Texas A&M University (TAMU) invites applications and nominations for the position of Head and Douglas J. Palmer Chair for the Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY). The College of Education and Human Development’s mission is to enhance equity in educational achievement and health outcomes, to foster innovation and development, and to influence policy and practice.

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Clinical Assistant Professor in Research, Measurement, & Statistics (RMS) 

Seeking applicants for a clinical assistant professor with expertise in teaching quantitative statistics and related RMS coursework in both face-to-face and online formats. The position requires experience and expertise in (a) Ph.D. in Educational Psychology or related field with a clear record of quantitative course work, (b) at least one prior year of university teaching experience, (c) experience designing and successfully teaching online courses at the college level, and (d) commitment to collegiality and collaboration. Preference will be given to applicants with a strong record of exemplary teaching that reflects best practices for delivering instruction to a diverse range of students. A record of successful online teaching at the college level and prior research experiences are also highly valued.

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Associate/Full Professor of School Psychology

Seeking a tenure track, Associate/Full Professor position within an APA-accredited School Psychology Program. The specific area of research expertise for this position is open; however, we seek applicants with an established and fundable programmatic line of research that contributes significantly to child psychology/the profession of school psychology. The successful applicant will join a team of nationally recognized faculty with expertise in diversity science and a record of external funding to support their research and outreach activities.

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