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School of Education - George Mason University

If you get a sense of self-worth from bringing joy and confidence to others and helping them improve their minds and their lives, you should consider educational psychology as a career.

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 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.

MS in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Assessment, Evaluation, and Testing - Degree Requirements

Educational Psychology Core Courses (9 credits)

Research Methodology Core Courses (9 credits)

Assessment, Evaluation and Testing Concentration Courses (6 credits)

Assessment, Evaluation and Testing Concentration Course Electives (6 credits)

Select two from below:

Total: 30 credits