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The department's MS and PhD programs in counseling psychology respectively prepare individuals to work as professional counselors and as counseling psychologists.


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PRE student and professor Bruce Frey in discussion

Educational Psychology and Research (EPR) programs lead to a Master of Science in Education (M.S.Ed.) or a doctoral (Ph.D.).


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PRE students in discussion

The School Psychology programs combine coursework in both theory and research with supervised practice in public school settings to prepare individuals to work in public school, university and community settings.


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KU-Van Go partnership supports young people in need Van Go, a Lawrence social service agency, and student interns from the University of Kansas use art to teach job and life skills to high-needs youth. Since the program was established in 1997, hundreds of teens in crisis have found success as they create art for the community. In 2013, Van Go and KU received the inaugural Outstanding Community & Campus Collaboration Award at the Campus Compact Heartland Conference on Civic Engagement. The award recognizes an outstanding, involved, and sustained campus--community partnership.


Why KU
  • The specialist program in school psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists
  • School of Education is 12th among public universities for its master’s and doctoral programs
    —U.S. News & World Report
  • Doctoral programs in school psychology and counseling psychology are accredited by the American Psychological Association
  • Involved in $22 million project to create new testing system for special education students
  • Robert Harrington is creating a certification program in bullying prevention for educators