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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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Psychology & Research in Education Events
Congratulations to Professor John Rury with the Department of Educational Leadership & Policy Studies at KU. American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Research Fellowship Program supports Dr. Rury's research on "The Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter For Justice. Read More: http://bit.ly/1zU7Wkw
John L. Rury F'15
ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowships 2015(with Derrick Darby, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)ProfessorDepartment: Educational Leadership & Policy StudiesUniversity of KansasThe Color of Mind: Why the Origins of the Achievement Gap Matter for JusticeEighteenth-century European natural scientist…

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Why KU
  • The specialist program in school psychology is approved by the National Association of School Psychologists
  • School of Education is 10th 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