Choose the department or program below where you would like to apply:

If you are unsure about which department to apply to, the following questions and options may be helpful:

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Would you like to be…

  • …an elementary school teacher?
  • …an secondary school teacher?
  • …a teacher of students with moderate and severe disabilities?

Consider our Teacher Education Program



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Would you like to work…

  • …as a professor/scholar/researcher in counseling, clinical, or school psychology?
  • …to advance science, practice, and policy relevant to counseling, clinical, or school psychology?
  • …as a leader in counseling, clinical, or school psychology?
  • …to address human suffering and social inequalities, and foster thriving and psychological well-being among all people, especially vulnerable populations?

Consider our Department of Counseling, Clinical, and School Psychology



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Would you like to work…

  • …as a scholar/researcher who brings anthropological, linguistic, psychological, and sociological theories to studies of cultural contexts of education?
  • …as a scholar/researcher who studies human development in the context of culture, family, school, community, and society?
  • …as a scholar/researcher who studies using a multidisciplinary perspective on children with special needs and their schools, families, and communities?
  • …in a university, private research organization, or government agency with educational statistics or conducting measurement and qualitative and interpretive research?
  • …as a school principal or administrator or as a leader in a non-profit or government?
  • …to improve educational opportunities at the local and national levels in the areas of literacy and composition studies, mathematics and science education, and teacher education?

Consider our Department of Education