College of Education and Psychology
Be an Architect of Human Potential
Welcome to the College of Education and Psychology at The University of Texas at Tyler. The College’s core purpose is to prepare competent, caring, and qualified professionals in the fields of education, counseling, and psychology, and to advance the knowledge base in our respective disciplines.
Our College includes three main departments or units: the Department of Psychology and Counseling, the School of Education, and the University Academy. We offer four bachelor's degrees, a post-baccalaureate teacher certification program, eight master's degrees, a post-master's superintendent's certification program, and two doctoral degrees.
We have partnerships with community agencies and schools in the East Texas region which allows students to find quality teacher placements, internships, and practicum placements. College faculty are award-winning teachers and researchers who provide service to the community. If you are a prospective student interested in a career in counseling, education, or psychology, I invite you to join the University of Texas at Tyler’s College of Education and Psychology and begin working toward your goals!
Sarah Sass, Ph.D.
Interim Dean, College of Education and Psychology
Core Purpose of College of Education and Psychology:
To prepare competent, caring, and qualified professionals in the fields of education, psychology and counseling and to advance the knowledge base in our respective disciplines.
The College of Education and Psychology is nationally recognized and respected for its academic programs and opportunities. It is a center of academic excellence, scholarly inquiry, and public service. The College prepares leaders to meet the critical challenges of the 21st Century, to make significant contributions to local and global communities, and to work toward individual and cultural equity.
The mission of the College of Education and Psychology is to provide a positive environment that fosters the acquisition of knowledge and skills. The mission is individually and collectively realized through a community of scholars that contributes to knowledge through scholarly inquiry, organizes knowledge for application, understanding and communication, and provides leadership and service. Additionally, the College is committed to affirming and promoting global perspectives, cultural diversity, social justice, ethical practice and respect for individual differences as a means of enhancing learning, service, leadership and scholarship.