Educational Psychology- Master of Education
For information, contact:
Department of Educational Psychology
201 McGuffey, 513-529-6621
This master’s program is an interdisciplinary program of study related to applied human development, learning, and family issues.
The program requires 30 semester hours, with 15 in the Core and 15 in the Individualized Focus Area. The Individualized Focus Area is designed in consultation with a faculty advisor, and must fall within the purview of human development, learning, or family issues.
The program does not require previous licensure or certification. However, those who already have certification/licensure in a teaching area can complete the program to obtain a greater depth of understanding of educational issues and teaching practice.
Admission to the educational psychology master’s degree program requires:
- acceptance by the Graduate School,
- three letters of recommendation, and
- a brief essay on a topic pertinent to your professional reasons for pursuing the degree.
To apply for the Master of Education, Educational Psychology degree program, go to the graduate school application portal found on the graduate school page via the link below http://miamiOH.edu/graduate-studies/admission/index.html.
Complete the application, then upload the required program materials listed here. Once you are admitted, you will be required to mail an official transcript to the graduate school at:
501 E. High Street
Room 102 Roudebush Hall
Oxford, OH 45056
Undergraduate/Graduate Program Option (4 + 1)
Students who are majoring Family Science and Social Work have the option to complete the Master's in Educational Psychology as an extension of their undergraduate program. This 4+1 program allows students to complete their undergraduate and graduate degrees in a shortened time-frame. For Information on the details of this program, contact the Department of Family Science and Social Work.
EPIC Program Option
For some students from China, there may be an option to take course work to transfer into the master’s program. For further information about this program, contact the Department of Educational Psychology before to applying.
This program requires 30 semester hours (15 hours in core requirements and 15 hours in an Individualized Focus Area). A culminating research project is required.
Educational Psychology Core
(15 semester hours)
|Educational Psychology Core|
|EDP 601||Advanced Educational Psychology||3|
|EDP 651||Educational Research||3|
|EDP 652||Educational Research Practicum||3|
|EHS 667||Behavior Statistics||3|
|or EHS 668||Behavior Statistics II|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|Foundations of Multi-Cultural Education|
|Theories of Human Learning|
|Educational Measurement and Evaluation|
|Instructional Design Theory and Models|
|Theories of Human Development|
|Education of Individuals with Exceptionalities|
|Family Policy and Law|
|Individualized Focus Area|
|Total Credit Hours||30|
Individualized Focus Area
Select 15 hours from the following courses based on consultation with faculty advisor. Note that courses taken from the Core cannot be repeated in the Individualized Focus Area.
|EDL 614||Family-Community-School Partnerships||3|
|EDP 603||Theories of Human Learning||3|
|EDP 635||Theories of Human Development||3|
|EDP 655||Theory and Problems in Educational Measurement||3|
|EDP 662||Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Assessment||3|
|EDP 669||Qualitative Research in Educational Psychology||3|
|EDP 688||SPSS Series I||3|
|EDP 689||SPSS Series II||3|
|EDP 690||Seminar in Educational Psychology||1-3|
|FSW 518||The Family Life Education Process||3|
|FSW 551||Family Violence||3|
|FSW 562||Family Policy and Law||3|
|FSW 566||Interpersonal Perspectives on Adulthood and Aging||3|
|FSW 575||Family Theories||3|
|FSW 581||Adolescent Development in Diverse Families: Ages 13-25||3|
|FSW 585||Social Work in a Diverse World||3|
|FSW 591||Seminar in Family and Child Studies||1-4|
|GTY 603||Psychology of Aging in Everyday Life||3|
|GTY 667||Policy and Politics of Aging||3|
|GTY 745||Sociology of Aging||3|
|KNH 571||Sport, Leisure, and Aging||3|
|PSY 551||Cognitive Neuroscience||3|
|PSY 556||Advanced Biological Bases of Behavior||3|
|PSY 574||Advanced Cognitive Processes||3|
|PSY 620||Seminar in Experimental Psychology||1-3|
|PSY 630||Seminar in Social Psychology||3|
|Total Credit Hours||15|