2014-2015 Graduate Catalog 
    Feb 17, 2020  
2014-2015 Graduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Educational Psychology and Counseling

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Ralph Brockett, Interim Head
Joel Diambra, Associate Head,
Director of Graduate Studies

Brockett, R.G., PhD – Syracuse
Cochran, J., PhD – Virginia Tech
Huck, S. (Emeritus), PhD – Northwestern
Kronick, R., PhD – Tennessee
McCallum, R.S., PhD – Georgia
Peters, J. (Emeritus), EdD – North Carolina State
Skinner, C., PhD – Lehigh
Studer, J., EdD – Toledo
Thayer-Bacon, B., PhD – Indiana
Waugh, M., EdD – Georgia
Williams, R., PhD – George Peabody
Woodside, M., EdD – Virginia Tech

Associate Professors
Diambra, J., EdD – William & Mary
Dunn, P., PhD – Ohio State
Gibbons, M., PhD – North Carolina (Greensboro)
McCurdy, M., PhD – Mississippi State
Morrow, J.A., PhD – Rhode Island
Skinner, A., PhD – Mississippi State
Skolits, G., EdD – East Tennessee State
Spurgeon, S., PhD – North Carolina (Greensboro)
Yamagata-Lynch, L., PhD – Indiana
Ziegler, M., EdD – Columbia

Assistant Professors
Dunn, K., PhD – Memphis
Moret, L., PhD – Georgia

Research Assistant Professor
Ciancio, D., PhD – Notre Dame

Clinical Professors
Mulkey, S.W., PhD – Florida State
Wilhoit, B., PhD – Tennessee

Clinical Assistant Professors
Hammon, M.C., PhD – Tennessee
Wheat, L., PhD – Virginia

Clinical Instructor
Rimmell, L., MS – Tennessee

Anderson, A., PhD – Tennessee

Counseling MS
    Clinical mental health counseling concentration  
  Psychosocial rehabilitation concentration  
  Rehabilitation counseling concentration  
  School counseling concentration  
Counselor Education PhD
Education MS
  Cultural studies of educational foundations concentration  
  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  
  Cultural studies in education  
  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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