Educational Psychology (M.S.)

Department of Educational Psychology

Degree programs in Educational Psychology focus on physical, cognitive and social-emotional growth and change across the lifespan with regard to developmental norms; investigation of interpersonal relationships both inside and outside the family unit; application of knowledge regarding human development and exceptionalities in the educational environment; research, measurement, statistics, and program evaluation; assessment of individuals in educational settings; and the needs of special populations with regard to education and intervention.

Practical applications for our degree include working in the public school as a liaison to families, or in the capacity of administrator or Educational Diagnostician (assessment specialist); working in an agencies to support positive development and healthy outcomes; working in Gifted and Talented/Special Education programs; and working as nonprofit, business, or social service practitioners who work with individuals and families

CFLE Approved
Degree Level
Program Delivery
Area(s) of Study
Child/Human Development and Family Science/Studies
Family Policy and Program
Learning and Development
Research and Evaluation
Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)
Department Chair
Director of Graduate Studies