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 18 in the Core and 12 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 in 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.
This program requires 30 semester hours (18 hours in core requirements and 12 hours in an Individualized Focus Area). A culminating research project is required.
Educational Psychology Program
(30 semester hours)
|Educational Psychology Core|
|Required core courses|
|EDP 601||Advanced Educational Psychology||3|
|EDP 603||Theories of Human Learning||3|
|EDP 607||Educational Measurement and Evaluation||3|
|EDP 651||Educational Research||3|
|EDP 652||Educational Research Practicum||3|
|EHS 667||Behavior Statistics||3|
|Individualized Focus Area|
|These courses are selected in consultation with faculty advisor.||12|
|Foundations of Multi-Cultural Education|
|Instructional Design Theory and Models|
|Theories of Human Development|
|Theory and Problems in Educational Measurement|
|Education of Individuals with Exceptionalities|
|Social, Emotional, and Behavioral Assessment|
|Qualitative Research in Educational Psychology|
|Introduction to Data Management and Analysis|
|Advanced Data Analysis|
|Seminar in Educational Psychology|
|Behavior Statistics II|
|The Family Life Education Process|
|Family Policy and Law|
|Interpersonal Perspectives on Adulthood and Aging|
|Adolescent Development in Diverse Families: Ages 13-25|
|Advanced Cognitive Processes|
|Seminar in Social Psychology|
|Total Credit Hours||30|