Undergraduate Programs

The Department of Educational Psychology (EPSY) offers one major and two minor undergraduate options, each providing multiple paths to Masters degrees as well:

Bachelor of Science in Human Development and Family Science (HDFS)

HDFS students acquire a broad knowledge of human development, family development and family systems in preparation for working with people and communities in a variety of career fields ranging from local organizations, to non-profit, to government agencies. The HDFS degree provides students a program of study in one of the following 4 concentrations:

Undergraduate Admissions are handled through University of North Texas Admissions

A competitive Accelerated Master's path is also available for this degree, allowing undergraduate students to potentially finish both their HDFS bachelor's and EPSY-MS degree in 5 years.

Minor in Human Development and Family Science

This is an option for students in other undergraduate degree programs.  It consists of 18 hours, selected with adviser's approval.  It is suggested for students who are interested in working with children and families within the following professional areas: Psychology, Counseling, Intervention and Rehabilitation, Community and Social Services, Healthcare and Medicine, Occupational and Physical Therapy, Speech and Language Pathology, Business Administration, Social Work, Advocacy and Public Policy, International Organizations.

A competitive Accelerated Master's path is also available through this Minor, allowing undergraduate students to potentially finish both their bachelor's and an EPSY-MS degree in 5 years. Please contact Julie Leventhal (Julie.Leventhal@unt.edu) or Judi Bradetich (Judith.Bradetich@unt.edu) for further information/assistance.

Minor in Special Education (EDSP)

A minor in Special Education consists of 18 hours, and is suggested for students in other undergraduate degree programs interested in working with children and young adults with disabilities, including those in  the following areas: Human Development and Family Science, Kinesiology, Applied Behavior Analysis, Speech and Language Pathology/Audiology, or Disability and Addiction Rehabilitation.

A competitive Accelerated Master's path is also available through this Minor, allowing undergraduate students to potentially finish both their bachelor's and an EPSY-MEd degree in 5 years.  Please contact Dr. Cornela L. Izen (Cornelia.Izen@UNT.edu) for further information/assistance.

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