Learning Sciences and Human Development - Master of Education
For information, contact:
Department of Educational Psychology
201 McGuffey, 513-529-6621
This interdisciplinary program of study focuses on the processes involved in human learning and development and how those processes impact families and communities.
The program requires 30 semester hours, with 18 in the Core and 12 in a Concentration Area. Each Concentration Area is designed in consultation with a faculty advisor and must fall within the purview of Learning Sciences; human development and family studies; or research methods, data analysis, and psychometrics.
The program does not require previous licensure or certification. However, those who already have teacher certification/licensure will 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 and Psychology have the option to complete the Master's in Learning Sciences and Human Development as an extension of their undergraduate programs. A 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 Educational Psychology.
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.
Learning Sciences and Human Development Program
(30 semester hours)
|Learning Sciences and Human Development 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|
|Program Development and Evaluation|
|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|