Educational Psychology: Educational Psychology, MS

Requirements for Students Matriculating in or before Academic Year 2019-2020. Learn more about Graduate College Academic Regulation 7.0.

Thesis Option

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Degree Core
Select 6 hours from the following:6
Human Development in Psychology
Psychology of Learning
Motivation in Educational Contexts
Hours Subtotal6
Research and Measurement
REMS 5013Research Design and Methodology3
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education3
Hours Subtotal6
Program Core
Select 3 hours from EPSY 5103, EPSY 5463, EPSY 5553, whichever was not used as part of Degree Core:3
Select 15 hours from the following:15
EPSY 5183
Seminar in Educational and School Psychology
Issues in Adolescent Development
Psychology of Adult Learning
Developmental Issues in Instruction
Creativity for Teachers
Developing Resources to Support Educational Programs
Instructional Effectiveness in Higher Education
Hours Subtotal18
Thesis
EPSY 5000Master’s Thesis (6 hours, required)6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours36

Non-Thesis Option

Total Hours: 36 Hours

Degree Core
Select 6 hours from the following:6
Human Development in Psychology
Psychology of Learning
Motivation in Educational Contexts
Hours Subtotal6
Research and Measurement
REMS 5013Research Design and Methodology3
REMS 5953Statistical Methods in Education3
Hours Subtotal6
Program Core
Select 3 hours from EPSY 5103, EPSY 5463, EPSY 5553, whichever was not used as part of Degree Core:3
Select 15 hours from the following:15
EPSY 5183
Seminar in Educational and School Psychology
Issues in Adolescent Development
Psychology of Adult Learning
Developmental Issues in Instruction
Creativity for Teachers
Developing Resources to Support Educational Programs
Instructional Effectiveness in Higher Education
Hours Subtotal18
Creative Component
Select 6 hours of electives from the emphasis area with the development of a Creative Component. Related elective coursework is determined by the student with committee members.6
Hours Subtotal6
Total Hours36

General Graduate College Requirements

  • A minimum Grade-Point-Average of 3.00 is required
  • A minimum Grade of "C" is required in all degree applicable courses
  • No courses utilizing the Pass-No Pass grading system are permitted
  • GRAD 5082 or GRAD 5092 may not be used to meet degree requirements

Additional Graduate College Masters Degree Requirements

Plan I (coursework with thesis)

  • A minimum of 30 credit hours
    • A minimum of 24 coursework credit hours comprised of:
      • 6 research or creative component credit hours
      • 21 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer hours with "B" or better)
      • 21 credit hours at 5000- or 6000-level

Plan II (coursework without thesis)

  • A minimum of 32 credit hours
    • A maximum of 3 credit hours of research or creative component
    • A minimum of 23 in-residence credit hours (maximum of 9 transfer credit hours with "B" or better)
    • A minimum of 21 credit hours at the 5000- or 6000-level