Disability and Psychoeducational Studies
The Department of Disability and Psychoeducational Studies is committed to research about and teaching of students with disabilities and special abilities. The department’s research, teaching, and service address current issues in special education, rehabilitation, school psychology, and deaf studies.
Educational Policy Studies and Practice
The Department of Educational Policy Studies and Practice (EPSP) includes Educational Leadership and Policy and the Center for the Study of Higher Education. The EPSP department combines the K-12 focus with postsecondary education to create a P-20 perspective that taps into the dominant discourse of education and policymakers today.
Graduate programs in the Department of Educational Psychology prepare students for productive roles in research, teaching, and many other areas in which educational psychology is applied.
The department offers a master of arts in educational psychology and doctor of philosophy with a major in educational psychology.
Teaching, Learning and Sociocultural Studies
The Department houses two programs: Language, Reading & Culture (LRC) and Teaching & Teacher Education (TTE). We have internationally recognized faculty and graduate programs in literacy acquisition, sociocultural theory, Indigenous education, heritage-language revitalization, the study of households and community settings, children’s and adolescent literatures and literacy, science and mathematics education, environmental learning and sustainability, curriculum theory, classroom organization and management, and teacher education and development.