ADDITIONAL GRADUATE ADMISSIONS RESOURCES
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Our Educational Psychology program offers a Doctor of Philosophy Degree (Ph.D.) in Educational Psychology. This program combines rigorous training in quantitative research methods, a strong background in a variety of different learning theories, and the instructional implications of educational and cognitive psychology.
Those interested in obtaining a doctorate in Educational Psychology can download the program of study for this degree program. If you are interested in reading about the entire process associated with obtaining a doctoral degree, you can download the college's PhD Handbook.
Those interested in obtaining a doctorate in Educational Psychology with a Concentration in Instructional Technology can link to a description of this degree program.
Admissions Criteria for admissions can be found on the Admissions page of this website.
A minimum of 45 credit hours of coursework beyond the masters is required for the doctoral degree in Educational Psychology. This does not include the dissertation, and the student's committee may require more credit hours.
The course requirements include:
If not taken during Masters work: