College of Education
214 Farish Hall
University of Houston
Houston, TX 77204-5023
COE Health & Fitness Program Helps Families Fight Minority Childhood Obesity.
Health Promotion undergraduate, Elizabeth Ayoko selected to present research to President Khator and the UH Board of Regents.
The Department offers a variety of undergraduate and graduate Academic Programs. It has gained national prominence for its American Psychological Association (APA) accredited doctoral programs in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology, and its Educational Psychology & Individual Differences doctoral program. The Department offers Master's Degree programs in Administration and Supervision - Higher Education, Counseling, Educational Psychology, Health Education, and Health Education and Administration. In addition, the department provides two undergraduate programs. One is in Health (which includes a new Public Health track) and the other is in Human Development and Family Studies. Minor programs are also offered in Asian American Studies, Health, and Human Development and Family Studies.
Several faculty members are Fellows of the American Psychological Association, and two are members of the National Academies of Practice. In addition, several faculty are members of editorial boards for some of the field's flagship journals, such as the Journal of Educational Psychology, the Journal of Counseling Psychology and School Psychology Quarterly. The department's faculty members publish in a broad range of the most significant national and international journals and hold elected offices in state and national professional psychological and educational associations.
The Department of Educational Psychology has a national reputation for producing graduates who have made significant contributions to many university faculties, on state and national boards, in private practice, in government agencies, and in leadership roles in public and private schools. Students choose the Department in order to study with our nationally recognized faculty and to participate in innovative research. As University of Houston students, they contribute to the single most diverse student body in an American research university. More than ever, the broad course and degree offerings in the Department equip students to respond to the ever-increasing need for highly qualified professionals in the human science arenas.
The Department of Educational Psychology’s main office is located in 491 Farish Hall.
For more information about the department, please call 713-743-9830.