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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.

Program Areas to choose from

Educational Psychology, US News & World Report 2021

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.

Educational Psychology Teacher Teaching Students


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
For assistance, click the “Zoom with us!” button below. Follow the directions to be added to the Zoom channel where you can communicate with graduate assistants in the lab.

In-person appointments are available with advanced scheduling. Contact lab graduate assistants through the Zoom channel or e-mail them directly at the addresses listed below to make an appointment.

Fall 2023 Hours

Monday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Naike – Zoom, prefer by appointment)

Tuesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Naike – Zoom, prefer by appointment)

Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Noah – Zoom, prefer by appointment)

Thursday: 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. (Noah – Zoom, prefer by appointment); 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Naike – Zoom, prefer by appointment)

Friday: 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. (Noah – Zoom, prefer by appointment)

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Lab Contacts

Noah Koehler
Hello, my name is Noah Koehler. I am a doctoral student in Educational Psychology with an emphasis on Research, Measurement, and Statistics. My research interests involve the evaluation of academic growth rates over time and the effects of social comparisons in educational contexts. I also am interested in: multiple regression analysis, multilevel modeling, structural equation modeling, single-case experimental design, psychometrics, meta-analysis, and network analysis.

Naike Wang
Naike Wang is a PhD student in the RMS program. He has a Master’s degree in Forensic Mental Health Counseling. His current research interest is meta-analysis in general. He is also passionate about teaching statistics.

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

Fatma Altinsoy |

I am a doctoral student in Educational Psychology with an emphasis on Research, Measurement, and Statistics. I also hold a master’s degree in RMS. I am interested in higher education research, particularly undergraduate students’ experiences and success in college. I am also interested in structural equation modeling, data visualization, and survey analysis.


Noah Koehler |

Hello, my name is Noah Koehler. I am from Phoenix, Arizona and completed my undergraduate degree at Arizona State University. I am currently a first year Ph.D. student pursuing a degree in Educational Psychology with an emphasis on Research, Measurement, and Statistics. My research interests include multilevel modeling methodologies and psychometrics.


Hsiang Yu Chien |

Howdy, you can call me Johnny. I am a doctoral student in the RMS program. My research interests include but not limited to online learning motivation and exploratory statistics methodology. My expertise includes hypothesis test statistics, multiple regression, multilevel modeling and structural equation modeling. Various statistical methods were used in my previous studies, like construct and validate a scale, hypothesis model building, and cluster analysis. I am familiar with multiple statistical software, STATA, SAS, R, SPSS, JMP, and Mplus.

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