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Master of Arts in 
Educational Psychology

Program Overview

The Department of Learning Sciences and Human Development has diversified the master of arts in educational psychology program, providing contemporary scholars with program opportunities that reflect today’s academic and community resource needs.  The areas of emphasis within the educational psychology program of study enable a wide variety of opportunities for the students. To learn more about these opportunities,  select the appropriate link below:

Master of Arts in Educational Psychology: General Emphasis

educational psychologist with student

The Master of Arts in Educational Psychology Program with a  general emphasis offers a focus on the disciplines of teaching and learning, educational environments, and educational organizations studies. Professional preparation focuses on learning, development, instruction, and research.  The program is dedicated to the preparation and placement of competent educational psychologists for positions in educational settings at all levels.

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Master of Arts in Educational Psychology:
Emphasis in Child Development and Family Studies

child development specialist

The Master of Arts in Educational Psychology Program with an emphasis in child development and family studies immerses students into child developmental environments, providing holistic disciplines in child learning as well as family and community involvement. This emphasis  prepares students to work with children, adolescents, or families in educational, applied, or other clinical settings, as well as preparing students for doctoral-level studies in child development and family studies. 

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Master of Arts in Educational Psychology:
Emphasis in Program Evaluation and Research

student evaluating program

The Master of Arts in Educational Psychology Program with an emphasis in program evaluation and research is designed for individuals with interest in conducting research and evaluation projects for private and public educational organizations and agencies.  Emphasis is placed on developing proficiency in quantitative, qualitative, and mixed-methods inquiry, providing students with a breadth of methods to study varied educational, programmatic, and social research questions.

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