Welcome to the Department of Educational Psychology
The University of Connecticut stands among the top 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. 17 in the nation for our special education concentration, 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:
- Counselor Education and Counseling Psychology
- Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development
- Learning Sciences
- Research Methods, Measurement and Evaluation
- School Psychology
- Special Education
We also offer a Master of Arts in Educational Psychology with concentration in Educational Technology.
Recent Department News
Risa Isard and Zachary Collier join the Neag School as assistant professors, while Tracy Sinclair has been named director of the Teacher Certification Program for College Graduates
Neag School Expands its Early College Experience Courses, Allowing High School Students to Explore Careers in Education
More than 350 students from 21 partner schools were enrolled in the Neag School’s ECE courses in 2022-2023, an increase from 201 students in five districts the year before.
The free educational toolkit that helps children cope with big emotions has been recognized in four categories.
The celebrated program, which uses puppets to help kids and their caregivers explore emotion-coping strategies with a free toolkit, has extended a license to New York’s THIRTEEN public broadcasting channel
Megan Go, Kenya Overton, and Amanda Sutter are graduate students who have proven academic excellence or demonstrated financial need.