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Educational Psychology

Academics

Degrees

Certificates

Bachelor's/Accelerated Master's Programs

Career Paths in Educational Psychology

There are a wide variety of career opportunities available to each of the various Educational Psychology concentrations. The most popular are listed below, by concentration.

Learning, Cognition, and Motivation Concentration

  • Community college instructor
  • Consultant to families of children with specific needs in student's area of specialty
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Research assistant or associate on grant-funded research teams

Assessment, Evaluation, and Testing Concentration

  • Community college instructor
  • Consultant in testing and research settings (e.g., schools, industry, and government)
  • Curriculum specialist
  • Data analyst (e.g., schools, industry, and government)
  • Evaluation and research specialist in school districts in central accountability offices
  • Project manager (e.g., assessment and training of employees)
  • Research assistant or associate on grant-funded research teams
  • Researcher on program development, evaluation, and assessment
  • Supervisor of assessment and planning
  • Academic assessment officer in higher education settings
  • Independent consultant Back to Top

Teacher Preparation Concentration

  • Prepares students in meeting the requirements for full teacher licensure
  • Teacher Licensure Certificates:
    • Special Education,
    • Secondary Education,
    • Foreign Language, and
    • English as a Second Language