2017-2018 Graduate Catalog 
    Jan 28, 2021  
2017-2018 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Psychology and Counseling

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Jeff Cochran, Head
Merilee McCurdy, Associate Head
Lisa Yamagata-Lynch, Associate Head,
Director of Graduate Studies

Brockett, R.G., PhD – Syracuse
Cochran, J., PhD – Virginia Tech
Gibbons, M., PhD – North Carolina (Greensboro)
Kronick, R., PhD – Tennessee
McCallum, R.S., PhD – Georgia
Skinner, C., PhD – Lehigh
Williams, R., PhD – George Peabody

Associate Professors
Barrio Minton, C., PhD – North Carolina (Greensboro)
Brott, P., PhD – North Carolina (Greensboro)
Diambra, J., EdD – William & Mary
Dunn, K., PhD – Memphis
Dunn, P., PhD – Ohio State
McCurdy, M., PhD – Mississippi State
Morrow, J.A., PhD – Rhode Island
Skolits, G., EdD – East Tennessee State
Spurgeon, S., PhD – North Carolina (Greensboro)
Sun, Q., EdD – Northern Illinois
Yamagata-Lynch, L., PhD – Indiana

Assistant Professors
Howard, C., PhD – Indiana
Misawa, M., PhD - Georgia
Moret, L., PhD – Georgia
Rocconi, L., PhD - Memphis
Wheat, L., PhD – Virginia

Clinical Professor
Wilhoit, B., PhD – Tennessee

Clinical Assistant Professor
Hammon, M.C., PhD – Tennessee


Counseling MS
    Clinical mental health counseling concentration  
  Rehabilitation counseling concentration  
  School counseling concentration  
Counselor Education PhD
Education MS
  Instructional technology concentration  
Education PhD
  Learning environments and educational studies concentration  
Educational Psychology MS
  Adult education concentration  
  Applied educational psychology concentration  
Educational Psychology and Research PhD
  Adult learning concentration  
  Evaluation, statistics and measurement concentration  
School Psychology PhD
Graduate Certificate Programs  
  Deafness rehabilitation  
  Evaluation, statistics and measurement  
  Grief, loss, and trauma  
  Online teaching and learning  
  Qualitative research methods in education  

The majors offered by the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling prepare graduates to work in schools, higher education, mental health agencies, and business and industry. The seven degree areas include three Master of Science degrees with a major in Counseling, Education, or Educational Psychology; and four doctoral majors: Counselor Education, Education, Educational Psychology and Research, and School Psychology. All master’s degree majors have concentrations and one doctoral major has two concentrations. Graduate certificates are also available. 

All degree programs in the department that can be accredited are accredited: two doctoral majors operate under the supervision of national accrediting agencies. Counselor Education is accredited by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP), and the School Psychology Ph.D. program is accredited/approved by American Psychological Association (APA), the National Association of School Psychologists (NASP), and the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (NCATE). Two master’s concentrations, Clinical Mental Health Counseling and School Counseling, are also accredited by CACREP. The master’s concentration in Rehabilitation Counseling is accredited by the Council on Rehabilitation Education, Inc. (CORE).


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