Welcome to the Department of Educational Psychology at University of Wisconsin–Madison, home to the 2023 #1 ranked Educational Psychology program in the nation in U.S. News & World Report.
Read how research, mentorship, innovation keep our program top ranked year after year.
We invite you to learn more about our PhD, EdS, and MS degrees and our certificate programs.
PhD in Educational Psychology
Graduates in the Quantitative Methods area teach, serve as consultants to educational researchers, and conduct research on statistics and psychometrics in education-related fields.
School Psychology Degrees
PhD in School Psychology
The PhD in School Psychology program is fully accredited by the American Psychological Association and approved by the National Association of School Psychologists.
EdS in School Psychology
The EdS in School Psychology program produces school psychologists who help children develop positive relationships, build skills, and achieve academic success as well as overcome social, behavioral, and academic difficulties.
Masters of Science in Educational Psychology
Learning Analytics (online)
The Learning Analytics online MS program empowers graduates to impact teaching, learning, and policy by harnessing vast amounts of educational data.
Professional Educators (online)
The Professional Educators program is a convenient, fully online education program building depth and breadth in your knowledge and skills.
Ed Psych’s Wang and Schenck Selected for 2022-23 Teaching Assistant Awards
Twenty-one outstanding graduate students have been selected as recipients of the 2022-23 UW–Madison Campus-Wide Teaching Assistant Awards, recognizing their excellence in teaching. UW–Madison employs over 2,300 teaching assistants (TAs) across a wide range of disciplines. …
UW–Madison, MSPE alum named 2023 Teacher of Distinction
UW–Madison alumna Zhuxin Fang Karoliussen was named a 2023 Teacher of Distinction and is a finalist for a Golden Apple Award. The Greater Green Bay Chamber’s Golden Apple Awards program annually recognizes high-quality educators in the Green Bay area. …
UW–Madison’s David Williamson Shaffer, YJ Kim to tour Asia and offer research ‘master class’
Two faculty from the UW–Madison School of Education are heading Asia to offer “master classes” on an innovative research methodology developed at UW–Madison. In a series of seven workshops and lectures across Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, …
Our faculty in the Department of Educational Psychology are leading scholars in their fields, who are also committed and excellent teachers.
- UW–Madison alum named 2023 Teacher of Distinction
- Following pandemic, educators are not all right but meditation could ease burden
- ChatGPT could help improve our education system, David Williamson Shaffer argues in Newsweek op-ed
- David Williamson Shaffer interviewed by Milwaukee Journal Sentinel about ChatGPT and education
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- March 31Master's Fair: Explore New Pathways11:00 AM, Commons Area, Education Building (On Bascom)
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