Welcome to the Department of Educational Psychology

The University of Connecticut stands among the top 25 public universities in the nation. The Department of Educational Psychology within UConn’s Neag School of Education is ranked by U.S. News & World Report at No. 19 in the nation and is one of the University’s most productive departments. We offer Doctor of Philosophy and Master of Arts degrees in Educational Psychology with concentrations in:

  • Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology
  • Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
  • Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development
  • Research Methods, Measurement and Evaluation
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education

We also offer a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology with concentration in Educational Technology.

Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology

Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology

Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation

Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation

Diandra J. Prescod [Links to Counselor Education and Counselor Psychology site]

Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology

School Psychology

School Psychology

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Educational
Technology

 

Jennifer Freeman.

Special Education

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Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development

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Graduate Certificates

Recent Department News

  • More Tinsel and Less Tension: Getting the Best Out of the Holiday
    Celebrating the holiday season brings a lot of benefits to individual wellbeing, but it can also bring a spike in pressure, perfectionism and family drama. Perhaps it is a good time to take advantage of the disruption to the way things have always been done, psychologists said.
    Posted on December 27, 2021
  • Why Teacher Shortages Are Growing in New England (AUDIO)
    “Teachers are reporting leaving the field prior to retirement and the rates of stress are increasing across all teachers and increasing at faster rates for elementary school teachers,” Lisa Sanetti, a professor of educational psychology at the University of Connecticut, told And Another Thing.
    Posted on December 8, 2021

Upcoming Events

  1. Jan 20 IB/M Application Deadline 12:00am
  2. Jan 21 Presidential Scholars Enrichment Award Info Session12:15pm
  3. Jan 24 ELP Info Session 4:00pm
  4. Jan 24 Become A School Leader6:00pm
  5. Jan 25 Presidential Scholar Enrichment Award Info Session5:00pm
  6. Jan 25 Become A School Leader6:00pm
  7. Jan 26 Presidential Scholar Enrichment Award Info Session5:30pm