Educational Psychology, PhD
College of Education
The Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Psychology requires 72 credit hours plus 18 dissertation hours. Doctoral students develop advanced skills in one or more research methodologies. They acquire hands-on research experiences through research internships. The program also offers opportunities to develop college-level teaching skills through teaching internships and assistantships. The program is designed to give students a broad and critical perspective on the psychological factors affecting individuals in schools, other educational settings, and other learning situations throughout the life span. The program also emphasizes critical evaluation and application of research and theory based on a firm grounding in measurement, assessment, research methodology, and quantitative methods.
One official transcript of all prior undergraduate and graduate course work (exception: UNM transcript). *A minimum GPA of 3.0 as an undergraduate and 3.3 as a graduate is required.