School of Education - George Mason University

A lot of the work that is done in the educational psychology field is research. This research is used to develop new methods of learning and conveying knowledge to others who might not benefit from traditional teaching strategies.

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, Cognition & Motivation (30 Credits)

Learning, Cognition & Motivation
Educational Psychology, MS - Concentration

Educational Psychology Core Courses (9 Credits)

Research Methodology Core Courses (9 credits)

Learning, Cognition & Motivation Concentration Courses (12 credits)

Select two electives from the following

Total: 30 credits