Educational Psychology

Study cognition, motivation, lifespan development, and learning for individuals ranging from high achievers to those whose needs are more specialized. This specialization will give you a multicultural perspective and help you understand, evaluate, and apply research. You can gain the skills and knowledge to enhance your work in the classroom and other educational settings. In the last quarter, you can choose the ethics course if you plan to continue on for your PhD or the capstone if you don’t.

Completion Requirements

  • 48 total quarter credits

This sequence represents the minimum time to completion. Time to completion will vary by student, depending on individual progress and credits transferred, if applicable. For a personalized estimate of your time to completion, call an enrollment advisor at 855-646-5286.

Educational Psychology – MS in Psychology Only Track

The 11-week courses are delivered in a prescribed sequence.
Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PSYC 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6200 Course Themes and Theories of Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6701 Course Culture and Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6110 Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6765 Course Educational Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6800 Course Applied Psychology Research Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6718 Course Psychology of the Exceptional Individual Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6131 Course Theories of Learning Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6393 Course MS in Psychology Capstone Credits (5 cr.)

Educational Psychology - Doctoral Preparation Track

Course Code Course Credits
Course Code PSYC 6002 Course Foundations of Graduate Study in Psychology Credits (3 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6200 Course Themes and Theories of Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6215 Course Lifespan Development Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6701 Course Culture and Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code RSCH 6110 Course Research Theory, Design, and Methods Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6765 Course Educational Psychology Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6210 Course Quantitative Reasoning and Analysis Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6718 Course Psychology of the Exceptional Individual Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6131 Course Theories of Learning Credits (5 cr.)
Course Code PSYC 6393 Course MS in Psychology Capstone Credits (5 cr.)
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