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Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies

Welcome to the Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies. Our dedicated faculty members are committed to providing our students with the skills and knowledge needed to succeed in the classroom, the workplace, and in the community.

Our programs

Counselling PsychologyCounselling Psychology

Develop the knowledge, skills, and understanding necessary to work as a professional counsellor in a wide variety of settings. Check out our new community-based graduate programs in Counselling.

Special EducationSpecial Education

Learn to support the needs of students with exceptionalities while exploring advanced studies in research. Check out our certificate and diploma programs in Special Education.

Learning and DevelopmentLearning and Development

Engage in a program that integrates the psychology of learning and instruction with the psychology of human biological, cognitive, emotional, and social development across the entire life span.

Measurement, Evaluation and Computer ApplicationsMeasurement, Evaluation and Computer Applications

Pursue advanced studies in measurement, statistics, evaluation, and technology. Topics of interest include large-scale assessment, classroom assessment of student achievement, and educational technology.

Leadership StudiesLeadership Studies

Investigate the role of leaders in contemporary society and explore leadership as a multidisciplinary field of inquiry and scholarship. Check out what our satisfied students have to say.

New programs

*NEW* Graduate Certificate in Learning & Teaching in Higher Education (LATHE)-Starts Every September

Are you preparing for a teaching career in Higher Education?  Want to build your teaching portfolio with practical experience, strategies, and skills that will give you an edge in the competitive post secondary teaching market. Then enroll in the LEARNING AND TEACHING IN HIGHER EDUCATION (LATHE) CERTIFICATE.  This 16 month, part-time, graduate credit program is guided by recent research in the psychology of learning and instruction that can be earned in conjunction with your degree program. On-line registration is now open for September 2014. APPLY TODAY!

Earn this Graduate Certificate along with your degree!

For more details contact:
Stacey Brownell eplsgrad@uvic.ca
250-721-7883

Student stories

Linda ONeillEver wonder where your degree will take you? Linda O'Neill is one of our distinguished graduates. She earned her MEd in Counselling Psychology and her PhD in Educational Psychology. Currently, she is teaching and researching at the University of Northern BC. Read their stories to learn more about Linda and our other alumni.

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The Air Up Here is our graduate studies newsletter. It is full of interesting information about our what's new in our department. Be sure check it out!

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