Educational Psychology & Counseling

About EPC

Department Mission

The mission of the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling is to prepare undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds for highly effective, ethical, and satisfying careers as professional educators and counselors working with individuals, families, and groups in educational, organizational, and community settings in California.

The aim of our programs is to reflect a heuristic and developmental life-span approach to theory, research, and practice centered on the study and application of major concepts and skills from counseling, early childhood education, educational psychology, and psychological foundations of education. Department faculty is committed to continuous evaluation and improvement of our courses and programs.