Concentration in Learning and Decision-Making in Leadership MS, Educational Psychology
Every situation is going to be different when working in educational psychology. While there are generalized methods and strategies, each client brings a unique set of circumstances. Educational psychologists find unique adaptations in order to fit each scenario.
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.
Educational Psychology, MS - Concentration in Learning and Decision-Making in Leadership (30 credit hours)
Educational Psychology Core (9 credits)
- EDEP 550: Theories of Learning and Cognition (3 credit hours)
- EDEP 551: Principles of Learner Motivation (3 credit hours)
- EDEP 632: Human Development (3 credit hours)
Research Methodology Core Courses (9 credits)
- EDRS 590: Education Research (3 credit hours)
- EDRS 620: Quantitative Inquiry in Education (3 credit hours) (Prerequisite EDRS590)
- EDRS 621: Qualitative Inquiry in Education (3 credit hours) (Prerequisite EDRS590)
Learning and Decision-Making in Leadership Concentration Courses (12 credits)
- EDEP 798: Directed Inquiry in Educational Psychology (3 credit hours)
- EDEP 653: Culture and Intelligence (3 credit hours)
- EDRS 531: Educational and Psychological Measurement (3 credit hours) (Prerequisite EDRS 620 and EDRS 621 or permission of instructor)