MEd - Educational Psychology

Wichita State University (WSU)
Wichita, Kansas, United States
Qualification
Master's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
2 years
Intakes
January August
Tuition fee (local)
US$ 34,000
Tuition fee (foreign)
Information not available

Entry Requirements

  • Students must provide their grade point average (GPA) for the most recent 60 hours of undergraduate course work.
  • Graduate Record Examination scores (Verbal and Quantitative), GRE Analytical Writing score; a resume, names, addresses, and phone numbers of three people to provide letters of reference; a statement of professional goals.

Curriculum

The degree may be earned under a 32 hour thesis option plus an oral exam over the thesis; or a 36 hour non-thesis option plus a comprehensive exam taken during the last semester of enrollment.

Required Courses (18 hours)

  • Introduction to Educational Research
  • Introduction to Educational Statistics
  • Theories of Human Development
  • Learning Theory and Instruction
  • Experimental Design in Educational Research
  • Social Psychology of Education

For Thesis Option:

  • Thesis Hours
  • Seminar in Research Problems 
  • Master’s Thesis 
  • Master’s Thesis

Elective Courses in the Major (9 hours)

  • Child Abuse and Neglect
  • Counseling Theory
  • Principles and Philosophy of Counseling
  • School Psychology Professional Issues
  • Principles of Measurement and Program Evaluation
  • Assessment in Counseling
  • Biological Principles and Psychological Functioning
  • Psychopathology and DSM
  • Family Issues in Counseling
  • Psychology of Exceptional Children
  • Advanced Research Methods I
  • Advanced Research Methods II
  • Cognitive/Learning Foundations of Behavior
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Social and Developmental Foundations of Behavior
  • Multicultural Education
  • The Ethnography of Schooling
  • Analysis and Management of Behavior

For Non-Thesis option:
Elective Courses in the Major (12 hours)

  • Counseling Theory
  • Principles and Philosophy of Counseling
  • School Psychology Professional Issues
  • Principles of Measurement and Program Evaluation
  • Career Development
  • Multicultural Issues in Counseling
  • Assessment in Counseling*
  • Biological Principles and Psychological Functioning
  • Psychopathology and DSM
  • Family Issues in Counseling
  • Psychology of Exceptional Children
  • Advanced Research Methods I
  • Advanced Research Methods II
  • Cognitive/Learning Foundations of Behavior
  • Personality and Individual Differences
  • Social and Developmental Foundations of Behavior
  • Development of Abnormal Behavior

Elective Courses (6 hours)
The remaining elective courses are selected in consultation with your advisor.

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