Department Programs

Ph.D Program of Educational Psychology

Educational Psychology is the science of learners and learning and draws upon rigorous research to apply psychological principles to educational issues. Educational psychologists are interested in areas that affect students' learning, engagement, and motivation.

The Ph.D. degree in Educational Psychology with a concentration in General Educational Psychology requires a minimum of 91 hours of coursework beyond the baccalaureate degree.

The concentration in General Educational Psychology is designed to prepare an individual for employment in research, teaching, and service settings. The four-year doctoral program involves coursework in psychological foundations, human development, learning, motivational processes as well as research, statistics, and measurement.

Educational Psychology Specialty - 33/39 Hours

Choose any 2 courses in EPY in consultation with advisor. Some recommended courses include:

Choose any 2 courses in PSY in consultation with advisor. Some recommended courses include:

Choose one Education course: EDF or EDX or EDE course in consult with advisor

Choose three hours (1 course) of free electives in consult with advisor

Research