2011-2012 University Catalog 
2011-2012 University Catalog

Educational Psychology, MS

Banner Code:  E1-MS-EDP

This 30-credit master’s program is designed to offer professionals and students the opportunity to apply principles of learning, cognition, and motivation to vital problems in the area of education; develop a solid understanding of research, assessment, and evaluation methodologies; and develop an analytical and scholarly approach to critically assessing theoretical perspectives, research, and practice within and across content domains. By participating in a supportive and collegial environment with faculty from numerous educational disciplines and expertise, students are expected to develop the skills to meet the needs of diverse populations and design and implement effective educational programs appropriate for a broad range of cultural contexts.

▲Concentration in Assessment, Evaluation, and Testing (EDPA)

▲Concentration in Learning, Cognition, and Motivation (EDPL)

▲Concentration in Teacher Preparation (EDPT)

Students pursuing the MS in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Teacher Preparation must be admitted into one of the following teacher licensure certificate programs prior to completion of MS course work:  English as a Second Language, Secondary Education, Students with Disabilities who Access the General Curriculum, Students with Disabilities who Access the Adapted Curriculum, or Visual Impairments.  Students apply 3 courses(9 credits) from within one of the above mentioned teacher licensure certificate programs toward their MS degree in Educational Psychology with the expectation that they will complete the teacher certification program.