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Applied Educational Psychology

The programs offered in Applied Educational Psychology prepare students to serve as educators, scientists, and service providers in a variety of settings, including universities, schools, psychoeducational clinics, hospital-based child study clinics, and community agencies.

Reading Specialist
Program Coordinator: Professor Dolores Perin
Academic Secretary: Maeve O'Grady
Program Office: 528 Thorndike
Phone: (212) 678-3942

School Psychology
Program Coordinator: Ph.D. Program- Professor Marla Brassard. MA Program- Professor Philip Saigh
Academic Secretary: Maeve O'Grady
Program Office: 528 Thorndike
Phone: (212) 678-3942  


Health Studies

The programs offered in the areas of Health Studies include Health Education, Nursing Education, and Nutrition and prepare students to serve in leadership roles in community-based organizations, government agencies, corporations, health care settings, and educational settings. 

Diabetes Education and Management 
Program Coordinator:  Dr. Jane K. Dickinson, RN, PhD, CDE
Office: 530C Thorndike
Phone: 646-389-6242
Email: Dickinson@tc.columbia.edu

Health Education
Program Coordinator: Professor Barbara C. Wallace
Academic Assistant: Evelyn Quiones
Office: 532D Thorndike
Phone: (212) 678-6607
bcw3@columbia.edu
 
Nursing Education
Program Coordinator: Professor Kathleen A. O'Connell
Academic Secretary: Cynthia Green
Program Office: 530C Thorndike
Phone: (212) 678-3950  

Nutrition
Program Coordinator: Professor Isobel R. Contento
Academic Secretary: Cynthia Green
Office: 530C Thorndike
Phone: (212) 678-3950  

including areas of study in Nutrition Education, Nutrition and Public Health, Community Nutrition Education, Applied Physiology and Nutrition, Behavioral Nutrition, and the Dietetic Internship Program



Applied Sciences of Learning and Special Education
 
The programs offered in our Applied Sciences of Learning and Special Education cluster prepare students to serve as leaders and scholar-practitioners skilled in the development, evaluation, and application of practices that improve the life prospects of people with disabilities.  

Program Coordinator: Professor Douglas Greer
Academic Secretary: Faith Allen
Program Office: 528 Thorndike
Phone: (212) 678-3880

visit our Applied Sciences of Learning and Special Education website for more information on our areas of study including:

Applied Behavior Analysis
Program Coordinator: Professor Douglas Greer, greer@tc.columbia.edu
Deaf and Hard of Hearing
Program Coordinator: Professor Robert Kretschmer, kretschmer@tc.columbia.edu
Guidance and Rehabilitation
Program Coordinator: Professor Hsu-Min Chiang, hchiang@tc.columbia.edu
Instructional Practice in Special Education
Program Coordinator: All Faculty
Intellectual Disability/Autism
Program Coordinator: Professor Professor Hsu-Min Chiang, hchiang@tc.columbia.edu
Severe or Multiple Disabilities-Annotation
Program Coordinator: Professor Professor Hsu-Min Chiang, hchiang@tc.columbia.edu


Teaching American Sign Language (ASL) as a Foreign Language

Program Coordinator: Professor Russell Rosen, rrosen@tc.columbia.edu
Visit our website for more information