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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
Special Education Programs


Educational Psychology

Certificate in Latino Mental Health

Certificate in Latino Mental Health

The Graduate Certificate in Latino Mental Health offers graduate students in doctoral professional psychology programs an opportunity to receive in-depth training in Latino mental health. Using a scientist-practitioner approach, the program requires students to complete practice and research oriented courses.

Admission Requirements

Graduate student at Texas A&M University in good academic standing.

Students must submit the following application materials via the online application:

  • Current Curriculum Vita or Resume
Email Dr. Lizette Ojeda

Course Requirements

Total 12 credit hour certificate

CPSY 637 Latino Psychology 3
CPSY 683 Field Practicum 3
CPSY 691 Research (Dissertation – Latino Mental Health based) 3
Select one of the following: 3
The Hispanic Learner in Urban Settings
Introduction to Hispanic Studies
Hispanic Traditional and Popular Culture and Religion
Seminar in Demography and Human Ecology (Migration)
Seminar in Demography and Human Ecology (U.S.-Mexico Border)
Seminar in Race and Ethnic Relations
Total Semester Credit Hours 12

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