College of Education and Human Development

Department of Educational Psychology

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Educational Psychology

Helping people learn and grow

At the Department of Educational Psychology, we believe that education is both an art and a science. Our focus: preparing the next generation of researchers and scientist-practitioners with degrees in psychological foundations of education, quantitative methods in education, counseling psychology, school psychology, and special education.

#11 U.S. News & World Report, 2023


Rated #11 in the nation among educational psychology and #8 among special education graduate programs.

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In memoriam: Frank Henderson Wood

Department of Educational Psychology Professor Emeritus Frank Henderson Wood recently passed away. He was 94 years old. Wood dedicated his career to improving outcomes for children with emotional and behavioral disabilities.

Sam Choo and team represent NumberShire at 2023 ED Games Expo

Sam Choo and his team represented NumberShire, an online educational game, at the 2023 ED Games Expo. NumberShire was featured in the ED Games Expo's Special Education Technology Showcase. The game is now affiliated with the University of Minnesota.

Sam Choo sitting next to a NumberShire banner