Programs within the conceptual field of Educational Psychology provide students with courses and training experiences appropriate for careers in educational research, university teaching, school psychology, and measurement and evaluation, offering sound foundations for practice in a variety of settings.
This graduate study option focuses on the nature and interaction of learning, development, and culture in a variety of settings from preschools to workplaces and museums to computer-based environments, as well as other informal and non-traditional educational settings.
The School Psychology program offers both an educational specialist degree and a doctoral degree; the specialist program is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists, and the doctoral program is accredited by the American Psychological Association. This study option in embedded within the broader field of educational psychology, which provides students with courses and training experiences appropriate for careers in educational research, university teaching, learning sciences, human development, and measurement and evaluation, offering a sound foundation for practice in a variety of settings.
Adaurennaya Onyewuenyi is investigating how race, ethnicity, immigration, cultural norms and discrimination influence the academic trajectories of Black American and African immigrant high school students.