Standing among the top 15 educational psychology programs in the nation per U.S. News & World Report’s 2019 rankings, the Neag School’s Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) features world-renowned experts committed to breakthrough research endeavors that examine such critical issues as trauma prevention, school safety, child health, and students with learning disabilities, among many others.
EPSY programs at the master’s and doctoral levels each year equip graduates to become leading researchers and policymakers across a broad variety of concentrations, including:
- Cognition, Instruction, and Learning Technology
- Educational Technology
- Giftedness, Creativity, and Talent Development
- Research Methods, Measurement, and Evaluation
- School Psychology
- Special Education
Recognized as one of UConn’s most productive academic departments, with several school psychology faculty among the top 20 most productive intervention researchers in their field, EPSY continues to make a positive impact nationwide while furthering the School’s educational, research, and public engagement mission.
Read about current educational psychology research at the Neag School. Hear from our resident experts in creativity, gifted education, and educational technology. And see how support for this area has helped advance work focused on serving individuals with special needs.
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