Division of Educational Psychology & Methodology

The Division of Educational Psychology and Methodology is part of the Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology within the School of Education. The Division has had a long history of preparing excellent scholars, teachers, and researchers to advance human learning and development in a variety of settings, with approaches accommodated to the range of human diversity.

Three graduate programs are offered within the Division of Educational Psychology and Methodology:

  • Doctoral program with concentrations in learning-instruction, development, methodology, and special education.
  • Master's program in educational psychology and methodology;
  • 60-credit certificate program to prepare educational research specialists.

Alumna Rogers Honored with SUNY Chancellor's Award
After three years in her current position, Dr. Susan L. Rogers (Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, 2011) was promoted to Associate Professor at SUNY Sullivan this past September! Dr. Rogers has been an active force at this local community college, and was recognized at the 2014 Commencement Ceremonies with the SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Faculty Service.
Ranked in top 10 nationally!
In its 2007 national rankings, Academic Analytics ranked the Division of Educational Psychology in the top ten nationally for the scholarly productivity of doctoral faculty. Rankings consider faculty publications, citations, and financial and honorary awards. These findings were released in the November 16 issue of the Chronicle of Higher Education.
Alumnus Awarded Distinguished Contributions of Applications to Education and Training by APA
Richard Lehrer, an Educational Psychology alumnus who is currently a professor of science education at Vanderbilt University Peabody College, has been selected to receive American Psychological Association's 2009 Award for Distinguished Contributions of Applications of Psychology to Education and Training during APA's annual convention in Toronto, Canada.