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Educational Psychology Ma – Teaching Applications Emphasis – Courses & Requirements

Designed For Working Teachers

  • This 30-credit-hour program is completed online in five consecutive academic terms (20 months).
  • All students will take the same two courses each term and progress through the program together.
  • In the Fall and Spring semesters, the two courses are taken back-to-back in two 8 week sessions. In the summer term, the two courses are taken concurrently in a single 8-week session that runs from early June through July.

Course of Study (30 Credit Hours)

Year 1 - Summer

PSY 500 Educational Psychology for Teachers (3) – June-July

PSY 600 Graduate Research Methodology (3)– June-July

Year 1 - Fall

PSY 530 Life Span Developmental Psychology (3) – 1st 8-week session

PSY 640 Cultural Issues in Educational Psychology (3) – 2nd 8-week session

Year 1 - SPring

PSY 644 Motivation in Education (3) – 1st 8-week session

PSY 681 Cognition and Instruction I (3) – 2nd 8-week session

Year 2 - Summer

PSY 595 Special Topics in Psychology, or other elective (3) – June-July

PSY 575 Educational Assessment (3) – June-July

Year 2 - Fall

PSY 697 Master's Project in Psychology (3-6) – 1st 8-week session

PSY 581 Brain and Education (3) – 2nd 8-week session

Comprehensive Exam: in the last semester, the students complete the Comprehensive Examination, which involves writing a paper that applies their knowledge of Educational Psychology to a topic or issue that is relevant to their practice as teachers or in other educational settings.

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You can also view the course list and resources provided on the Current Students page.

For full details, see the official program listing in the UNC Graduate Catalog.

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Snapshot

Credits Required:
30
Time to Completion:
5 terms (19 months)
Tuition:
$495/credit hour

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Program Coordinator:

Marilyn Welsh

970-351-2236

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