Ed Psych grad programs among top in nation

The Department of Educational Psychology has three graduate programs among the top 20 in the nation, according to the U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 Best Graduate Schools rankings.

As a department, educational psychology placed 10th, and its special education program placed 9th, continuing top-10 positioning from last year for both. In addition, the department’s counseling and student personnel psychology program ranked 14th this year.

These specialty program rankings are based solely on nominations by education school deans throughout the country.

The Department of Educational Psychology is part of the University of Minnesota’s College of Education and Human Development (CEHD) which was rated as the 12th best public education graduate school in the nation and the 21st overall.