Why the PhD in Educational Psychology?

• Department faculty members mentor students beginning the first semester in the program.
• Students have many opportunities to co-author research with faculty and co-present at national professional meetings.
• Students may select courses based on their interests and future career goals.
• Graduates are hired in a variety of settings for many roles — professors in educational psychology and related disciplines; teachers in medical schools, church-related institutions, and community colleges; directors for development and research centers; coordinators of field-based and adult-based education programs; evaluators for public or private schools; research and development positions in business, government and other agencies.

Notable Statistics:
• Doctoral student publications (2.4 per capita in 2015) are No. 1 among doctoral programs at Baylor.
• Doctoral student presentations (3.2 per capita in 2015) are No. 2 among doctoral programs at Baylor.
• Average number of graduates (4.3 per year in 2015) is highest number in the social sciences at Baylor.
• Alumni satisfaction is consistently ranked in the top five at Baylor.
• Academic Analytic ranking (86th percentile for 2015) is among top three at Baylor.