Human Development, Culture, & Learning Sciences

Department of Educational Psychology

Assistant Professor Veronica Yan works with a graduate student during a seminar.

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 and 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. 

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