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Welcome to Educational Psychology

About Educational Psychology Graduate Programs

Purdue University's Graduate Program in Educational Psychology offers students a chance to work closely in an intimate setting with internationally recognized faculty. The program offers both an MS degree and a PhD.

Important considerations:

  • Purdue's educational psychology program is ranked in the Top 25 educational psychology programs in the nation.
  • Purdue's dynamic faculty provide strong, individualized mentoring.
  • Purdue's program equips graduates for careers that make important contributions to knowledge and the welfare of children, families, and schools.
  • The program prepares students to be leaders in research addressing significant educational and psychological problems.

Graduates are employed in universities or other research institutions; the testing industry; local, state, and federal educational agencies; and school systems.

Our Faculty

The Educational Psychology faculty has a record of ongoing applied programmatic and interdisciplinary research and a history of external funding for their research programs. They are recognized for their published work in highly regarded educational and psychological journals, presentations at national and international conferences, service on editorial boards, and leadership in professional organizations. See our list of faculty and see an overview of their research projects at the following links:

Degree Information