The Department of Educational Psychology & Higher Education provides instruction in, and the delivery of, innovative research to inform the educational process from early childhood through higher education. Our mission is accomplished through:

  • Preparing graduates for leadership positions in diverse settings and roles including:
    • faculty in colleges and universities
    • measurement and evaluation specialists in public and private settings
    • school psychology practitioners
    • educational administrators at local, state, national, and international levels
  • Providing foundational support for programs across the university including:
    • core content in the psychology of learning, motivation, cognition, problem solving, instruction, human development
    • psychological and educational assessment
    • measurement, statistics, evaluation, and research methodology
  • Investigating educational policy to inform practice in P-12 through higher education