Human Development, Culture, & Learning Sciences

Human Development, Culture, & Learning Sciences (HDCLS), as a core academic area of specialization, represents the scientific and theoretical bases for research and practice within the field of Educational Psychology.

In order to prepare graduate students for careers in teaching and research, we train students in theories of:

  • human cognition
  • culture
  • development
  • language
  • learning
  • motivation
  • social psychology
  • personality psychology 

Our program offers both Ph.D. and master's degrees in specific sub-areas within our academic discipline. Please visit the links below for additional details about our program. 

Affiliated Center

National Deaf Center on Postsecondary Outcomes

NDC is a technical assistance and dissemination center funded by the Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), created to support postsecondary outcomes for individuals who are deaf, deafblind, deafdisabled, hard of hearing, or late deafened.