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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

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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.

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
  • Statistical analyses
  • 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.

Spring 2024 Hours

Monday: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Naike – Zoom, prefer by appointment); 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Noah – Zoom, prefer by appointment)

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

Wednesday: 9 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. (Naike – Zoom, prefer by appointment); 12:30 p.m. – 5 p.m. (Noah – Zoom, prefer by appointment)

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

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

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Lab Graduate Student Assistants

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.

E-mail our graduate students:

  • Submit a question via e-mail
  • Set in-person or Zoom appointments

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.


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