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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
Special Education Programs


Educational Psychology

Research & Outreach

Educational Research and Evaluation Laboratory

About Us

The Educational Research and Evaluation Laboratory (EREL) features 10 computers with select statistical software — Mplus, RStudio, SPSS, and Stata — available for use, in addition to three machines reserved for Research, Measurement, and Statistics faculty and graduate student use. We also offer:

  • Consultation on quantitative research questions
  • Consultation on appropriate statistical analyses
  • Consultation on appropriate statistical software and computer code


Lab Hours

718 Harrington Lab Temporarily Closed

Virtual Statistical & Quantitative Methods Help Available Now
E-mail the EREL at for assistance and to be added to its Zoom channel.


Monday – Friday: 9:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


Software Access


Remote access to many software programs is available through the Virtual Open Access Lab (VOAL). Both quantitative software (e.g., JMO, SAS, SPSS, Stata) and qualitative software (e.g., Atlas. ti) are included.


Graduate Student Assistants

Johnny Chien ( This is my fifth year in the RMS program. My methodical research focuses on structural equation modeling, multilevel modeling, and machine learning. I have been TA for EPSY640, EPSY641, EPSY651, and EPSY652. Primary statistics software I used include Mplus, STATA, SPSS, and R. I enjoy helping students and sharing my knowledge and experiences.

Haoran Li ( I am a second-year doctoral student with a master’s degree in applied psychology. Methodologically, I am interested in multi-level modeling, structural equation modeling and longitudinal analysis. I am interested in analyzing longitudinal development of cognitive ability and changes in academic motivation.

Naike Wang ( This is my third year in the RMS doctoral program. I have a Master’s degree in Forensic Mental Health Counseling. My current research interests involve meta-analysis and Bayesian statistics. I am also passionate about teaching statistics. Feel free to ask me questions about statistics and our program via email!

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