Educational Psychology, MA
College of Education
The Master of Arts (M.A.) in Educational Psychology is offered with a thesis (30 hours) or without a thesis (33 hours). Masters students acquire a broad understanding of educational research. They can tailor their coursework to meet their needs, emphasizing either practitioner-oriented introductory courses or more advanced, research and evaluation-oriented methodology courses. 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.
*A minimum GPA of 3.0 as an undergraduate and 3.3 as a graduate is required.