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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

Program Areas to choose from

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Number of Online Courses Available

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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

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


Fall 2021 Schedule

Fall Office Hours 

*Zoom and/or In-Person (by appointment only)

Monday: 9 AM – 3 PM

Tuesday: 9 AM – 5 PM

*In-Person appointments not available*

Wednesday: 8 AM – 5 PM

*In-Person appointments not available*

Thursday: 8 AM – 5 PM

*In-Person appointments not available starting at 1 PM*

Friday: 9 AM – 5 PM

*In-Person appointments not available starting at 4 PM*

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

Katherine (Katie) Fletcher ( Fall 2021 will be the start of my fourth year in the EPSY-RMS doctoral program. My methodological research interests include missing data, research design, integrative data analysis, and measurement invariance. Substantively, I am interested in underrepresented college students, student loan borrowing, and generational wealth gaps. I am also passionate about helping people understand how to use and apply statistics in their research and careers…so don’t be shy about asking questions.

Kwok Hap (Amy) Lam ( am a second year doctoral student in the EPSY-RMS program. My research interests include multilevel modeling using single case experimental data and the application of this technique in educational and psychological data. I am also passionate about learning and sharing my knowledge in statistics with others, so don’t hesitate to ask questions.

Naike Wang ( I am in the third year of my PhD in the RMS program. I have a Master’s degree in Forensic Mental Health Counseling. My current research interest is publication bias and meta-analysis in general. I am also passionate about teaching statistics. Feel free to ask questions about statistics and our program via email!

718 Harrington Education Tower (Temporarily Closed) 

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