The Objective of the Department of Educational Psychology and Counseling is to provide knowledge, training and research in the field of education and counselling at the undergraduate, grgaduate, and postgraduate levels. The department has 15 academic staff who are trained in counseling and the various fields of education including Educational Psychology, Measurement and Evaluation, and Special Education.
The department offers the Bachelor of Counseling and Bachelor of Early Childhood Education. The programs were established in 1997 and have attracted students from China, Singapore, indonesia, Oman, Iran, Saudi Arabia and Maldives.
The Bachelor of Counselling programme provides education and professional training for those who aspire to be counselors in government departments or private sectors. The program is recognized by the Civil Service Department and received accreditation by the Lembaga Kaunselor Malaysia.
The Bachelor of Early Childhood Education aims to provide education and professional training for those who are interested to be educators of Early Childhood Education or establish their own early childhood education centers. To date, both programs have produced more than 500 graduates.